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Vintage Chinese Chalcedony Sculpture, Early 20th Century

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Chinese chalcedony sculpture is an original decorative object realized in the first half of the 20th century. Original chalcedony on a metal base. Excellent conditions. Very beautiful delicate traditional sculpture realized in chalcedony and depicting a bird with branches decorated with fruits. The base is realized in metal and is perforated and decorated with plant motifs. The sculpture is very delicate and elegant and the material creates natural and beautiful pink veinings. The shape of the bird is very refined and elegant and holds in its beak a small twig of wood. The work is realized in pink chalcedony, chalcedony is the generic name given to quartz when it occurs in compact masses of microcrystalline silica with fibrous-oriented texture. The name derives from the Greek Chalkedón and refers to Chalcedon, the ancient mining town of Bithynia. This object is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any object in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist, designer or craftsman who has died requires a license for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the license according to the final destination of the object.

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  • Dimensions
    H 3.94 in. x W 1.19 in. x D 3.55 in.H 10 cm x W 3 cm x D 9 cm
  • Seller Location
    Roma, IT
  • Seller Reference Number
    M-103900
  • Reference Number
    LU2698316686951
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