Stone Source: Kenya
This impeccable carving of an adult and a juvenile Giraffe represents an interesting conjunction, it was fashioned of a stone uniquely suited in color and pattern to portray Giraffes. That stone came from Kenya: home to many of the Giraffes alive today. Carved out of a colorful, brecciated Rhyolite, the muted oranges, serene reds and rich browns are reminiscent of the coloration of these living gentle giants in the wild. The pair rises 8 in. (20 cm) from the verde-antique marble base, which measures a full 3 in. (8 cm) high resulting in an overall height for the carvings with the base of 11 in. (28 cm). The overall piece also measures 6 in. (15 cm) wide and 4 ½ in. (11 cm) deep.
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