Ebony Art - Jade Chameleon Ebony Box by Mark Nelson C2010
Carved from Gabon Ebony Gabon Ebony is the benchmark for black in lumber. A very dense wood it is usually only available in widths less than 6” and lengths less than 48”. This is partly to do with where the trees grow in central West Africa. Excellent for carving and is One of the purest black woods. Some other names it goes by are African Ebony, Cameroon Ebony, Kribi Ebony, Madagascar Ebony.
Carved from BC Jade this beautiful carving of a Chameleon
sits a top of this painstakingly carved Ebony Box with its
paws grasping onto the vines trying to blend in. The whole box is inter tangled vines weaving in and out many of them carved completely through. this is a one of a kind masterpiece that would adorn your room.
Measuring only 4 inches wide x 4 inches in depth x 3 1/2 inches high you can only imagine the hours to create this box the solid brass hinge also hand made.
Price $12,000.00 CDN
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