Pair of Rock Cystal Quartz cockatoos on amethyst base
Lot 1287
Pair of Carved Rock Crystal Quartz Cockatoos
Sold for US$ 488 inc. premium
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Natural History New York
27 May 2010 13:00 EDT

Auction 18252
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Featured Artist: Peter Mueller

Pair of Carved Rock Crystal Quartz Cockatoos
By Peter Mueller
Brazil

Fine, transparent rock crystal quartz is employed in this carving depicting cockatoos. Rhodolite garnet cabochons decorate the eyes, yellow serpentine forms the comb and black onyx, the beaks. Their silver feet are perched on a base formed of an amethyst geode section having large, lustrous grape-hued crystals, raised on a wooden base, height 11in.
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