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    Lapis Sphere & Egg
    Afghanistan
    3.31 inches in diameter (8.40 cm)


    This lot actually consists of two pieces of Lapis lazuli - a croquet ball sized sphere and a small egg. Hewn from the universally appreciated, electric blue material, these two lapidary works are an odd couple but do go well together. The planetary-looking sphere is ringed with broad brushes of metallic white stripes, and the egg has similar patterning but in a more longitudinal direction. This 2-for-1 is a deal at any price.

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


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    17th-24th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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