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Sleeping Cats Soapstone Sculpture - Kenya

   
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These fine sculptures of sleeping cats are a beautiful way to celebrate your preferred pet! This pair would be a great decoration at home.

These sleeping cats are handcrafted from a solid block of soapstone from Kenya, and show a slight nuance in the color, as one appears more sandy-colored than the other. 
 
Approximately 4" long each.
 
Soapstone carvings - or Kisii stone - from Kenya are a type of pyrophyllite used by the Kisii people of the Tabaka Hills in Western Kenya. Soapstone is a metamorphic rock consisting mostly of the mineral talc. Sometimes known as steatite, it’s very soft and frequently used for sculpting.