Event Date10–24 MAY 2023 | Online 21895

Sculpted by Nature: Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites

Sale Total GBP 681,786

10–24 MAY 2023

Sale Overview

Christie’s Sculpted by Nature online-only auction is dedicated to Natural History, presenting to the market the naturally formed artworks created by tectonic forces on Earth and in outer Space.

Naturally occurring geological formations, including spectacular fossils, are showcased alongside fine mineral specimens and sculptural meteorites. These natural phenomena, some cut and polished to reveal their inner beauty, both hold a scientific curiosity and sculptural quality which places them comfortably within any interior setting.

The fossilized remains of extinct animals and mineral specimens from over 3.4 billion years ago through to the Age of Dinosaurs are a natural fit in a cabinet of curiosity. The sale is led by the Triceratops skull and a remarkable range of fossils, preserved to an exceptional standard, including a newly discovered species of flying reptile. Alongside this we offer an exciting array of gogotte formations and an impressive selection of minerals from across the globe.

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