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Two Gold and Semi-Precious Stone Bird Models
This beautiful pair of bird models have been fashioned from the semi-precious stones amethyst and lapis lazuli, both renowned for their brilliant, intense colouring. They are shown in startlingly naturalistic poses, perched on natural mineral specimen bases. One bird is crafted from the blue stone lapis lazuli, and is shown on a gold-flecked base of muscovite; while the other bird is crafted from the purple gemstone amethyst, and perches on a base of red calcite. Both birds have expertly crafted gold feet. These beautiful, delicate pair of bird models would make for fine and unique antique gifts. Lapis bird: height 8 cm, width 11 cm, depth 7.5 cm Amethyst bird: height 12 cm, width 10 cm, depth 7 cm.
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture20th Century
- Materials and Techniques
- DimensionsH 4.73 in. x W 3.94 in. x D 2.76 in.H 12 cm x W 10 cm x D 7 cm
- Seller LocationLondon, GB
- Seller Reference Number15547
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference NumberLU956310679991
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