Majestic Ruby Eagle by Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio

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Lot 97W
Majestic Ruby Eagle by Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio
Sold for US$ 25,075 inc. premium

Lot Details
Majestic Ruby Eagle by Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio
Lima, Peru
Carved of brilliant red, Tanzanian ruby, the large eagle with highly detailed, outstretched wings and 18K yellow gold feet and beak. The eagle, having only one point of attachment to a natural quartz crystal cluster base from Brazil. The quartz cluster which is completely three-dimensional displays crystals on all sides. Measuring 18 1/2 x 7 15/16in (47 x 20.3cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist.

    Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio
    Following a second-generation family tradition in the fabrication of objects d'art, Luis' studio specializes in the carving of ruby. The second hardest stone after diamond, few artists have managed to successfully work this mineral since it requires a very advanced technique for carving and polishing. His works are displayed in museums in the United States and Europe and are enjoyed by private collectors around the world.
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