Three Tridacna Gigas Semi-Fossil Half Shells

Sep 17, 2022. 07:03 UTC
 Three Tridacna Gigas Semi-Fossil Half Shells
Shanna
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

My husband's grandma found right off the South Pacific in Korea.

Dimensions

I took pictures of the three shells, best could it was hard to get exact dimensions

Provenance

Husband's grandma found them on South Pacific

Answered within 3 days
Sep 19, 21:51 UTC
By Amber R

Fair Market Value

$600 - $1,200 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$600 USD
What does this mean?

Three Giant Clam (Tridacna Gigas) Half Shells
Origin: Korean; Southern Pacific Coastal Waters
Unknown source date

Giant Clams are gentle giants and appear often in folklore and traditional Southern Pacific Ocean Cultural traditions. Each example has a lustrous cream and pink interior and nicely shaped form.The half- shells appear to not have been treated and have minimal abrasions to the outer shell and matrix. Some residue to the exterior and interior of each specimen. Varying Dimensions: Approximate 10 in x 10 in x 5 in and 8 in x 8 in x 4 measurement range. Unknown weight. It is important to recognize local, state, US federal, and International laws and prohibitions of sale and shipment; including the US Marine Mammals Protection Act and US Endangered Species Act. Review of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) Appendix II and in person authentication of age will be needed to determine sale.

This is a conditional appraisal, which means that we have not verified the authenticity of this item. Click here to learn more about the authentication resources that Mearto offers.

This item might be for sale

  • Exclusive access for professionals
  • Unlimited number of private messages
  • Buy directly from the seller
  • No subscription or transaction fees
  • Guaranteed return policy

Are you a dealer or private individual interested in purchasing this item? Apply for access to the Mearto Marketplace to communicate directly with the seller for this and thousands of similar items.

Other items from seller
Related items from other collectors