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Project by Alexander Valle-Albert posted 11-09-2013 07:22 PM 873 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here a genuine Lignum Vitae crotch sculpture. It was highly polished and then I applied a dark brown paste wax finish in order to enhance the inherent beauty of the wood… Approximate size in its biggest points: 16” long X 9” high X 8” wide….14 pounds!!
It has a West Indian Satinwood sphere… inlayed with Turquoise.
This ball is 2-3/4” diameter…

Thanks for looking,

Alexander





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#1 posted 11-10-2013 12:08 AM

Sweet piece!!!!!!!!!!!...............Jim

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#2 posted 11-10-2013 01:46 AM

Beautiful work Alexander.

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#3 posted 11-10-2013 02:37 AM

Beautiful. Total envy. I would love to have some of this.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 11-11-2013 07:24 PM

Thank you very much for your kind comments!!

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#5 posted 11-11-2013 09:35 PM

Absolutely incredible design and execution. Such a beautiful wood work!

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#6 posted 11-13-2013 02:35 PM

Fantastic art piece! Gorgeous wood, wonderful design and the finish set it off. Excellent job!

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