Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Pair of birds in golden nest

    Pair of birds in golden nest

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Bank, Eberhard

    Emerald, rock crystal, diamonds, onyx, gold; carving, polishing

    Height 8.9 cm


     Pair of small birds carved from bright green Columbian emerald, with small diamond inset eyes are perched upon a "nest" formed of a "tangle" of yellow gold wire which rests upon a frosted quartz stylized tree branch, raised on a circular black onyx base, unsigned.