Illuminated Citrine Carving of a GorillaKing Kong
By Manfred Wild
A single large crystal of natural deep golden citrine, weighing approximately 16,865 carats, rare enough in itself, has been masterfully carved into the seated figure of a gorilla. The high transparency of the crystal is apparent. His eyes are set with sapphires. He sits upon an oval obsidian base housing a concealed halogen light fixture which illuminates the majestic animal from beneath. Signed M. Wild.
Height 7 ½in
- The eyes of the gorilla are not set with sapphires but are simply carved.