Gem Silica Fish Carving on Blue Andean Opal Base
Lot 2018
Gem Silica Carving of a Fish on Blue Andean Opal Base
Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium
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Gem Silica Carving of a Fish on Blue Andean Opal Base
Designed by Luis Alberto Quispe
Brilliant blue-green gem silica chrsyocolla is the medium for this carving depicting a tropical fish in this small cabinet display piece. Two faceted rubies form the eyes, gold vermeil silver suggests his kelp environment which rises from the "sea floor" suggested by the slab of polished light blue Andean opal from Peru. Height 4in
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