Lot 2018: Natural History - White Mixed Fern Mosaic Fossil
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Carboniferous Period, 345-280 million years BP. A white Pecopteris sp. fern mosaic together with other plant specimens from the St.Clair, Pennsylvania, USA. 365 grams, 18cm (7 1/4"). From the Pradi Collection, Boston, USA, acquired during 1980s. These fern fossils are very common from coalmining areas around the world. However it is the unique state of preservation of the white on the black shale that gives the St.Clair ferns their beauty and rarity. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.