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Tridacna Gigas "Giant Clam" Shell Pair

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Tridacna Gigas "Giant Clam" Shell Pair, Indo-Pacific Oceans, this specimen has been fitted with metal rods to hold the shells in an open position, lg. 38 x wd. 22 in.
Estimate $900-1,200

Shells may be mounted in the open position or each half may be used alone.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

metal rods, Indo-Pacific Oceans