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A Carved Ametrine Rooster, Gerd Dreher,
Idar-Oberstein, Germany,
fashioned from a large and gem quality crystal of natural Bolivian ametrine, this impressive example takes advantage of the variation in color from intense purple to pale yellow, incorporating it to highlight the comb, waddle and tail plumage, each section of the rooster finished in unique textures to provide contrast between the frosted breast and the highly transparent body and tail, inset black and white agate eyes with 24 karat gold foil backing, 18 karat yellow gold feet.
Hand inscribed: (Maker's mark GD for Gerd Dreher).
Height: 9.50 cm.

Property from the Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian, Naples, Florida

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A Carved Ametrine Rooster, Gerd Dreher,, Idar-Oberstein

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000Sep 16, 2014
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607
United States
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