Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Finch on a wild rose branch

    Finch on a wild rose branch

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Dreher, Paul

    Jasper, chalcedony, nephrite, rock crystal, diamonds; carving, polishing, mounting

    Height 25.4 cm


      Composition depicts a scene: a finch with carved of brown speckled jasper feathers, a breast of creamy white chalcedony and golden feet is sitting on a golden branch of a wild rose bush with nephrite leaves and one flower of white quartz with a middle of yellow jasper, nephrite and diamonds. The finch is sitting on a quartz base.