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    Charoite "Gemstone" Box
    Artist: Konstantin Libman
    Stone source: Russia



    This spectacular box is made from Charoite, a rare silicate mineral, with translucent lavender color and hints of pearly luster. This "gem" box has swirling bands of white, peach, green and black. The lid features a distinct "butterfly" patterning fashioned by expert craftsman Konstantin Libman and includes serial number "0427." The box appears seamlessly matched on all sides and is complimented by gold-plated brass fittings. This box is in excellent condition, lined with cedar wood and comes with a custom wooden protective box.
    Overall Measurements: 8.22 x 4.8 x 2.67 inches (20.9 x 12.2 x 6.8 cm)


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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