Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 6.0 x 5.7 cm
Lusens valley (Lisens valley; Lusens alp; Lisens alp), Sellrain valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
An OLD-TIME, CLASSIC and aesthetic cluster of blocky, olive-brown andalusite crystals to 3.0 cm on matrix from a famous Austrian locality - Lusens Valley, Tyrol. The crystals may be pseudomorphs of pinite after andalusite. This excellent piece is accompanied by two old labels, from Ward's and from Hugh Ford, a major New York City dealer from 1947-1957. Ex. Richard Hauck Collection.