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    Tiger's Eye & Mother of Pearl Box
    Artist: Konstantin Libman
    South Africa & Philippines




    This box was artistically made out of Tiger's Eye and Mother of Pearl. The Tiger's Eye used has a very whimsical pattern that contrasts beautifully against the Mother of Pearl diamond patterned lid. There are chatoyant bands of honey brown Tiger's Eye running between the iridescent Mother of Peal diamonds as it has been mitered perfectly. This box took a vast amount of time to create, and it is a testament to the skill of the artist evident by the inlay work, which is essentially seamless, and the box lid fitting securely. The box is completely made out of stone and finished off with custom gold-plated brass furnishings. This piece is in excellent condition and is accompanied by a wood and velvet lined presentation case. South Africa
    Overall Measurements: 4.64 x 2.63 x 1.61 inches (11.8 x 6.7 x 4.1 cm)


    Estimate: $600 - $800.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
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