Natural concretion formed in siliceous sands, in shape of the eye of Cyclops, mounted on a modern gilt-metal base. These natural sculptures were particularly appreciated by king Louis XIV who used them to decorate the gardens of the Palace of Versailles.
Ile de France, Fontainebleau region, period between 30 million and 100,000 BC
H. 23 cm (excluding base).
H. 34 cm (with base).