Lot 2049: Natural History - Historic 'Devil's Toenails' Fossil Specimen Group
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Jurassic Period, 200-145 million years BP. A group of two Gryphaea arcuata fossil bivalves, also called 'Devil's Toenails', possibly from Lower Lias, Gloucestershire; in old white card trays, one with A.B. Cotterill Collection, Wollaton, Nottingham, UK, label. 140 grams total, 50-55mm (2"). Property of a Welsh fossil collector; acquired on the UK art market. [2, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.