Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Polar bear on ice-floe

    Polar bear on ice-floe

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Zimmerman, Alfred

    Aquamarine, sapphires; carving, polishing

    15.8 x 7 x 8.9 cm


    Composition is carved from a single piece of sea greenish-blue aquamarine and evokes the Arctic scene of a polar bear on an ice floe. The eyes are from small blue sapphires.