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    Cockatoo and Friend: "Gimme Shelter"
    Artist: Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio
    Stone source: Worldwide

    Artist Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio has a great sense of humor, as evidenced by this delightful sculpture: "Gimme Shelter." The big cockatoo is sheltering his little buddy, under his wing. He has been carved out of blue Calcite and his little friend is made of orange Quartz. They are both resting on a tree carved out of Tiger's Eye. The tree overhangs a pond of polished green Zoisite. Directly under both birds is the cross section of a Ruby crystal, creating the illusion of bird droppings hitting the water and causing ripples. This colorful, and fun, sculpture is in excellent condition.
    Overall Measurements: 19.5 x 12.2 x 10.3 inches (49.5 x 31.0 x 26.2 cm)


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
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