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    AFRICAN GREY PARROTS ON RUBELLITE TOURMALINE
    Artist: Peter Müller
    Stone Source: Brazil & Worldwide

    This extremely life-like pair of African Grey Parrots have been carved out of phantom-included Quartz, which gives their bodies a shimmering grey coloration. They both have vivid pink Rhodonite tails, black Onyx beaks, yellow Citrine eyes, white Quartz feather accent areas and gold-plated sterling silver feet. One is 4 ¼ inches long, and the other is 4 ½ inches long; both are 1 5/8 inches wide. These life-partners have been caught in animated conversation and are standing on a deep-pink Tourmaline that has been secured to a stacked plinth of colorless Quartz that measures 3 ½ inches on a side. The overall sculpture stands 7 7/8 inches high and is 4 inches wide. It bears Peter Müller's unique collection number "8978" and is in very fine condition.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    17th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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