A beautiful all natural lapis lazuli tiger sculpture. The 2.5 lb violet blue stone has stunning glittering of gold, a contrast that creates a mesmerizing visual effect. Fantastic carving work shows off the tiger's muscles and paws. This particular stone has elegant gray swirls that are used perfectly as part of the tiger's body. The sculpture depicts the tiger in the motion of a climb, his mouth is wide open, a sign he is about to capture his prey, you can almost hear it roar. A custom wood stand compliments this fantastic piece of art.
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 2.5 lb, 2.5" D x 9.25" W x 6.5" H with stand: 2.75" D x 10" W x 8" H.