The 20th century
Agate, aquamarine, sapphires, gold; carving, polishing
Length 10 cm
The banded nature of the original agate specimen is utilized to show the gradations in the mouse's fur. The eyes are from sapphire cabochons, the tail is mounted with 18K yellow gold, as wall as the skates and whiskers. Base is in the form of an aquamarine ice floe.