Antique Imperial Russian Faberge Carved Obsidian Hard Stone Gorilla Figurine-Box. This product data sheet is originally written in English. This is one of the most rare Faberge Obsidian figurine, amazed with its size and finest craftsmanship. (99% of all Faberge carved figures was small in size between 3 and 5cm). This impressive Gorilla is 8.5cm high(85mm) and 390g heavy!Faberge used different hard stones for his carved figurines like Lapis Lazuly, Jade, Opal etc, but the Obsidian hard stone was with the highest price among all. You can see a similar Faberge Gorilla at Bowers Museum. The Gorilla is entirely hand engraved from a massive rock of Obsidian.
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed when lava extruded from a volcano cools rapidly with minimal crystal growth. It is an igneous rock. The Gorilla is decorated with special cabochon cut red crystal glass in the eyes.
It comes with the original fited luxury Karelian Birchwood presentation box, signed in Russian Faberge, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Odessa, Kyiv, London. Please watch the video of the Gorilla below for better impression. NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS! IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION.
Every possible defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described. All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope!Every possible defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be consi. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Sculptures & Figurines". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in this country: BG. This item can be shipped worldwide.