Description

    EXOTIC GREAT HORNBILL ON QUARTZ CRYSTAL BASE
    Artist: Peter Muller
    Stone source: Brazil

    With its massive Carnelian and golden Agate beak, this colorful Great Hornbill has been carefully rendered with life-like detail in stone. Its body consists of various shades of smoky, yellow and white Quartz and accurately depicts the Hornbill feather patterns, including the horizontal stripe across the tail. This Great Hornbill measures 11 x 4 ½ x 3 ¼ inches, has gold plated sterling silver feet and Garnet eyes. It is sitting on a large transparent Quartz crystal cluster, which is set on a beveled acrylic base. Bearing the artist Peter Muller unique collection number 8417, this sculpture measures an overall 15 ¾ x 9 ½ x 5 5/8 inches and is in excellent condition.


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    8th Sunday
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