15 juillet 2021

A phallic gogotte, Fontainebleau, France, Oligocene (30 million years old), and a coco de mer, Seychelles

Lot 2002. A phallic gogotte, Fontainebleau, France, Oligocene (30 million years old), and a coco de mer, Seychelles; gogotte h. 28 cm, overall h. 36.2 cm; coco de mer h. 29 cm, overall h. 33 cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 HKD. Lot sold: 17,640 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121b1 Provenance: gogotte: Acquired in Hong Kong. coco der mer: Paleomoove Laboratory, Marseille, 2015. ... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2020

A Gogotte, Oligocene (30 Million Years Old), Fontainebleau, France

Lot 5109. A Gogotte, Oligocene (30 Million Years Old), Fontainebleau, France; with stand 38 cm, 14 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 25,000 HKD (2,958 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. Note: A gogotte is a millions-of-years old naturally shaped mineral rarity consisting of tiny quartz fragments held together by calcium carbonate and the present gogotte is a beautiful concretion made of sandstone with a sublime grain. These bizarre sandstone formations from... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2018

Six gogotte, Oligocene (30 million years old), Fontainebleau at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 02 Apr 2018

Lot 3006. A gogotte, Oligocene (30 million years old), Fontainebleau, France; w. 115.5 cm, 45 1/2  in. Estimate 180,000 — 220,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD.  © Sotheby's 2018. powerfully carved in the form of a human skull consisting of the cranium and upper jaws, the cadaverous face rendered being stripped of its remaining flesh with several teeth missing, covered with a monochromatic layer of brown paint. Note: A gogotte is a millions-of-years old naturally shaped... [Lire la suite]
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