A larger, beautiful all natural lapis lazuli tiger sculpture. The 3 lb stone's is stunning in bright cobalt blue with beautiful spots of white and glittering gold. The beauty of this precious stone is enhanced by the fantastic carving work. The tiger's muscles and paws are well defined. Its expression is vivid. In the hands of a master sculptor/carver, the stone's natural variation of colors became the colors of the tiger, successfully brought the majestic animal to life. Tiger symbolizes leadership, vitality and power. A custom wood stand compliments the statue.
One of a kind. Highly collectible gem stone piece. Please note the shortage of natural lapis sculpture in today's art market. Specimen can be found but finely carved natural lapis lazuli of this quality, scale, and craftsmanship is exceedingly rare. Lapis weighing 3 lb, 2" D x 9" W x 5.5" H with stand: 3.75" D x 10.5" W x 7" H.