Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Kingfisher with fish

    Kingfisher with fish

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    1980-1990 ss.

    Chrysocolla, lapis lazuli, quartz, basalt, gold; carving, polishing

    Height 20.3 сm


    Kingfisher is carved from bright bluish-green Peruvian chrysocolla with orange inclusions, it grasps a lapis lazuli fish in his beak. The composition is fixed on white clusters of quartz basement on a rectangular basaltic pedestal.