Antique French Gemstone Mineralogy Study Lithograph - Topaz
Topaz crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, and its crystals are mostly prismatic terminated by pyramidal and other faces. Topaz occurs in a wide range of colors. The most rare and valuable colors for use in jewelry are natural pink, orange, red, purple and blue.
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 "matte" is the blank glass space between the frame and lithograph.
Art size is approximately 10.5 x 7.5 inches.
Various gemstone prints available in other listings while supplies last.