Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Violets in the vase

    Violets in the vase

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Dreher, Paul

    Amethyst, nephrite, agate, diamonds, gold; carving, polishing

    Height 17.8 cm


    Four violets with carved amethyst flower heads, accented with rose diamonds-set pistils. Nephrite leaves decorate the delicate yellow gold stems which emerge from a Brazilian banded agate vase.