Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Figure of rhinoceros

    Figure of rhinoceros

    20th century

    Smoky quartz, agate, diamonds, gold, silver; carving, polishing

    Length 28.3 cm

    One foot engraved Asprey, the base marked on borders and applied with Asprey logo


    The smokey quartz rhinoceros is realistically formed, applied with 18K gold toenails, horn, mouth, nostrils and ears, his gold eyes each inset with a diamond, set on an oval agate base, with applied silver-gilt border.