Russian obsidian, rock crystal, lapis lazuli, rubies cabochons, 18K gold; carving, polishing, mounting
Length 18.5 cm
Maker's mark: "EK" for Erwin Klein
The carving of a steer utilizes a single piece of black Russian obsidian. Ruby cabochon eyes are rimmed in 18K yellow gold and heavy gold borders adorn the carved rock crystal base. The hooves are embellished with 18K gold set with lapis lazuli cabochons.