November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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13 Pieces Carved Malachite

probably Russian, 20th century, all with polished surfaces, comprising a figured pair of crustations on a rocky surface, 3-1/2 x 7 in.; a highly textured big cat, 3 x 7 in.; a lion, 2-1/4 x 4 in.; another big cat carved on the grain, 1-1/2 x 3-1/2 in.; a frog, 3/4 x 2-1/2 in.; another frog, 1-1/2 in.; an asymmetrically cut, hexagonal dish, 1-1/4 x 4-1/2 in.; an obelisk with faceted sides, 4-1/2 in.; a sphere on a lacquered wooden stand, with painted Cyrillic text, 1-1/2 in. diam.; a cube, 1 in.; a smaller cube, 1/2 in.; a pyramid, 1-1/2 x 3/4 in.; an egg, 1 in., includes a small, wooden stand, 3/4 x 4-1/2 x 1-3/4 in.

Provenance:From the Collection of Daniel Bibb, Atlanta, Georgia

Condition:

all in very good condition with light surface wear; obelisk with abrasions at peak

Estimate: $100 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$420
11/16/2018

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