Antique French Gemstone Mineralogy Study Lithograph - Chrysoberyl
Chrysoberyl's name derived from Greek which translates to "a golden-white spar." Chrysoberyl is a beryllium-aluminum oxide mineral that shows a range of yellow and yellow-green stones.
Listed is an antique French mineralogy lithograph. Printed on thick antique paper with no yellowing or foxing. Framed in ebonized wood with two sided glass to view the scientific description on the backside. The published by Erich Cramer, a German publicist who published many scientific books in the 1940's and 1950's. Pages taken from the French Society of the Book S.A., 57, Road of the Street of the University, Paris 7th.
The "mat" is non-glare glass space between the frame and lithograph. Please see last two photos for "visual explanation" of this framing concept.
Art size is approximately 10.5 x 7.5 inches.