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    Lapidary Art: Namibian Aloe Plant
    Artisan crafted in Namibia

    For the well-trained botanist, who studies desert plants in the Namib Desert, this sculptural rendition is easily recognizable as an Aloe rupestris. It has been handcrafted from Green Quartz, Tiger's Eye, and Picture Sandstone with Carnelian accents for the flowers. The base is a local rock of folded Quartz from the Brandberg West region of the Namib Desert. This is truly an authentic Namibian desert scene rendered in stone.
    Measurements: 9.3 x 6.1 x 5.9 inches (23.7 x 15.5 x 15.0 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Rainbow of Africa Collection


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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