DescriptionRock Crystal Hippo
Artist: Peter Müller
Stone Source: Brazil
This one-of-a-kind hippo is something to behold. He has been painstakingly carved out of Rock Crystal and measures 10.2 x 5.9 x 8.1 inches (26.0 x 15.0 x 20.5 cm) and is perched on a clear Quartz crystal base. Artist Peter Müller has taken great care in creating his near hairless skin with each individual incised cross-hatch. He has the quintessential "barrel-shaped" torso and a wide-opening mouth revealing his large canine tusks. He has short stalky legs, which propel this territorial bull out of his aquatic home. His jet black Obsidian eyes are looking out as he is protecting his surroundings. The hippo fits snuggly onto the black acrylic base, but can be removed if so desired. As evident here, hippos are one of the most dangerous and unpredictable animals in all of Africa.
Overall Measurements: 12.8 x 8.2 x 9.4 inches (32.5 x 20.8 x 24.0 cm)
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