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    YELLOW QUARTZ MACAWS ON POLISHED SMOKY QUARTZ POINT
    Artist: Peter Müller
    Stone Source: Brazil and Worldwide

    Macaws are monogamous for life and this couple is no exception. Amiably in conversation, they are sitting on a polished Smoky Quartz prism that is mirror bright. The doting couple is made from natural yellow Quartz and have Garnet beaks and eyes, Coral tongues and gold plated sterling silver feet. Balanced on a rock crystal plinth, the sculpture captures a moment of tropical bliss. The birds are extremely detailed down to the pin feathers and the sculpture bears the collection #8863. Created by master lapidary Peter Müller, the overall height is 13¾ inches high and it is 5½ inches wide and 3½ inches deep. In fine condition, each of the two birds is 7¾ inches long from the top of their heads to the tip of their tail feathers.


    Estimate: $2,750 - $3,250.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    17th-18th Sunday-Monday
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