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    Description

    Turquoise
    Zhushan Co., Shiyan
    Hubei
    China

    Shaped like a "frog" with lifelike bluish-green and brown coloration, this specimen of Turquoise exhibits a lightly buffed smooth surface revealing the wonderful material in all its glory. The natural shape albeit somewhat zoomorphic in this case is artistic and sublime with the bonus of its natural "animal spirit" of sorts. Presented on a custom engraved acrylic base, this offering is an unusual hue for Turquoise with a mottled patterning to its surface that is equally visually appealing from the reverse side. While much of this material is, unfortunately, ground into a powder for the jewelry trade, it is comforting to know that this "frog" was able to leap away to safety to be offered as this unique product out of Zhushan in Hubei.
    Measurements: 5.76 x 4.42 x 2.44 inches (14.62 x 11.22 x 6.20 cm)


    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,171

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

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