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    Tiger's Eye Panther
    Artist: Luis Quispe Aparicio
    Stone Source: South Africa and Tanzania

    This carving of a majestic panther is made out of beautiful Tiger's Eye from South Africa. The dark brown tones and chatoyant gold banding resemble the animal's natural brown fur, which assists the creature by camouflaging it against the stone mountain face he is descending. This solitary cat is on the hunt with its Ruby eyes and razor sharp gold vermeil claws. The lifelike scene sits atop an oval base of contrasting green Zoisite and red Ruby from Tanzania. This sculpture is in pristine condition. Panthers are now endangered, making this sculpture a great way to preserve the spirit of this strong, noble cat for years to come.
    Overall Measurements: 6.30 x 3.15 x 7.28 inches (16.00 x 8.00 x 18.50 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    2nd Thursday
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