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Collections Sale / A RARE 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN MARBLE TRADER'S SPECIMEN SET

THE PROFESSOR GORDON WALKDEN COLLECTION OF FOSSILS AND MINERALS
Lot 70
A RARE 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN MARBLE TRADER'S SPECIMEN SET
28 June 2022, 10:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £8,287.50 inc. premium

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A RARE 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN MARBLE TRADER'S SPECIMEN SET

Comprised of one hundred and fifty individual marble specimens, each on numbered grey stone bevelled mounts accompanied by the ledger, titled 'Catalogo della qui Serie si Pietre Silicie e Calcarie in No.150', inscribed in ink, with marble paper covers (torn), housed in a pine case with sliding cover, 32cm wide, 27.5cm deep, 5cm high (12 1/2in wide, 10 1/2in deep, 1 1/2in high)

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A similar collection of one hundred and twenty marble specimens was sold at Bonhams, London, Homes & Interiors Sale, 8 October 2019, lot 384.

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