LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM
LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM
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LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM
LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM
LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM
LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM
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LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM

Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 USD

LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM

Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 USD
Lot sold:10,080USD
(5 bids, reserve met)

Description

LAPIS LAZULI FREE-FORM

MONOLITHIC MASS 

Afghanistan


This massive free-form monolith stands 19 inches tall (48.25cm).


A rare, layered natural lapis lazuli mass from the mineral Lazurite, with quartz veining and brassy pyrite inclusions, has been highly polished in its natural free-form shape. It exhibits the intense blue color, which has been coveted for over 6,500 years, adorning kings, queens, and pharoas in jewelry and carving. This massive free-form monolith stands 19 inches tall (48.25cm).

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