A distinct authentic fossil specimen Pecten shell surmounted by English Portland limestone. The more commonly known 'Coquille St. Jacques' by the French, preserved in the limestone of southern France, now complemented by the limestone plinth. The large clam creates from a natural element a dramatic sculpture. Another superb creation from the fossil store.
A fine fossilised Chlamys lattissima pecten clam shell from the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Southern France. More commonly known in France as 'Coquille St. Jacques', these large shells can be found in the carbonate levels of the Miocene period. The large size, completeness and attractive colouration of these fossilised shells makes them very collectible.
The fossil store surmount these mollusc's on various attractive bases or plinths supporting the beauty of the large dramatic shellfish, creating with mother nature helping hand, a beautifully decorate original fossil sculpture, suitable for inclusion in your environment, which creates not only a dramatic sculptural art-form, also an authentic natural history piece of interest sure to intrigue and impress.