Peridot-in-Matrix Lampshade on Wooden Base

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Lot 1260
Peridot-in-Matrix Lampshade on Wooden Base

Sold for US$ 4,200 inc. premium

Natural History

2 Dec 2007, 11:00 PST

Los Angeles

Peridot-in-Matrix Lampshade on Wooden Base
Fabricated by Julie Rauschenberger
Seattle, Washington

From a remote region in Arizona come these slices of peridot-in-matrix. Peridot is rarely seen in massive form, much less used in the Decorative Arts. These cross-section slices exhibit inclusions of chartreuse olivine-in-matrix giving the appearance of a masterfully executed stained glass window. The slices have been placed asymmetrically in an overall abstract pattern and the earthy tones of the shade, and its square outline, are perfectly complemented by the selection of a traditional Arts and Crafts wooden base, electrified. Diameter 13 ½, height 21 ½in
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