This is the most delicate piece I have ever carved.
The effect of the thinness of the wings and the translucent
nature of the stone
leads you to believe you are looking at colored crystal and
not a carved stone.
I will confess that my heart was in my throat for much of
Translucent Orange Alabaster, Base - White Marble
9 ½” high, 8 ¾” wide, 4” deep, Carved 2001