Sale 16453
Sculpted by Nature: Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites
Online 1 - 8 November 2018
Sale total including buyer's premium:
GBP 473,750
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Discover the natural art forms created by tectonic forces on Earth in Christie’s online only auction dedicated to Natural History.

Naturally occurring geological formations and fossils are presented alongside prized minerals and meteorites. Some have been cut and polished to reveal their inner beauty; all are highly sculptural and decorative and sit comfortably in any interior setting.

The fossilized remains of extinct animals – some lived as far back as 2.5 billion years ago, others alongside the Dinosaurs – are a natural fit in a cabinet of curiosity. Highlights include a fine group of white sandstone formations termed gogottes, a select group of sculptural iron meteorites, and a large fossil crocodile that inhabited the Tethys Ocean 180 million years ago.

London, King Street

Christie's London, King Street
31 October - 6 November

James Hyslop
+44 207 752 3205

Phoebe Tronzo
Sale Coordinator
+44 207 752 3234
Unless indicated, all prices listed below are an estimate
Conditions of Sale
All lots in this sale are offered by Christie Manson & Woods Ltd