Science and Natural History: Antique Scientific Instruments, Fossils for Sale

Purchase a variety of fine fossils, crystals and gemstones, globes, and natural history items from some of the best science art dealers. We offer dinosaur bones, anatomical models, natural history prints, and nautical instruments, such as telescopes, sundials, barometers, and other antique scientific instruments. Important documents pertaining to the history of science and nature are available for purchase as well, such as an Octavo Edition of Audubon's Birds of America and Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking paper on the structure of DNA. Buy crystals and gemstones, such as fluorite, semi-precious stones and other unique rocks and minerals for sale. Here, you will find a wide assortment of natural history and art that excites both the mind and senses. Experience the beauty of science and the natural world, and bring a part of it to your own collection.

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Fossils for Sale

The fossil dealers within this collection will bring you the most beautiful selection of dinosaur bones all in one location. See a 50 Million Year old Fossil Turtle alongside a massive Prognathodon Mosasaur fossil. These are joined by a Pteranodon specimen to create a fine example of the early inhabitants of Earth. Fossils aren’t just for museums: come see how collecting a piece of our planet’s ancient, natural history can enhance your artifact collection. With both mammals, plants and sea creatures preserved in this section, you won’t be able to choose just one.

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Rocks and Minerals for Sale

The collection of minerals at Curator’s Eye is quite expansive and inclusive of many different colors, shapes and sizes of minerals. Inside this marvelous collection, our dealers offer some of the best crystals and minerals that Mother Nature has ever created. View a miraculous Brazilian aquamarine crystal as well as an extremely rare Malachite crystal on shattuckite. If you are interested in more traditional minerals like quartz or opal, you will see them as well growing in their natural environment, untouched and unaltered. There are endless possibilities for finding the right gem in this category.

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Natural History, Fossil and Mineral Art

In this category, our dealers offer a unique collection of modern & contemporary artworks created from fossil and mineral specimens. See fossils displayed in beautiful murals alongside a poignant sculpture made from a meteorite titled "Deep Impact”, or a table made from a fossil stone. The brilliance of this category is how the artist was able to reimagine the most natural of sources and transform it into artwork without losing the authenticity and natural beauty of the materials. If you like more traditional art and functional pieces with a touch of science, this is the collection for you.

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Other Types

For the scientific materials that don’t fit into a specific category, try this collection, you will find anatomical models, important natural history prints, and broad range of clocks, from 18th century mantle clocks through 20th century tall case clocks. Teeth, specimen and historic papers make this the cornerstone of scientific art, with multiple variations of artifacts to choose from and exciting stories behind each natural item. Discover new stones and artwork here from the world’s top mineral and fossil dealers.

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Antique Scientific Instruments

One of the technical and very integral parts of science are the tools by which scientists and archaeologists are able to measure, study and gather information from the natural world. In this collection, dealers sell scientific instruments such as telescopes, sundials, and barometers. You may find a rare complete Civil War field surgeon’s kit, or perhaps a Carved Mahogany Gimbaled Ships Barometer. There are also octants, clocks and spyglasses for sale in what is one of the most engaging sections of the entire scientific collection.

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Globes and Maps

On offer in this collection are a wide array of antique globes and maps, including the earliest printed map to show ocean currents as well as a pair of 21-Inch Celestial & Terrestrial Globes by the John Newton & Sons. There are both printed maps and globes from several different centuries that demonstrate the progression of mapmaking and changes in the geographic landscape over time. Many scientific leaders used these very maps to chart voyages and expeditions around the world, or trace findings that they were studying. You can own a part of this history and discovery by purchasing an antiques globe or map from one of our many dealers.

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All Categories of Art from Leading Dealers

View artworks from leading dealers in all categories, including; Asian Art, Ancient Art, Books, Decorative Arts, Ethnographic Arts, Fine Art, Modern and Contemporary, Jewelry, and Natural History.

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