Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Lapis lazuli horses' heads

    Lapis lazuli horses' heads

    20th century

    Lapis lazuli; carving, polishing

    Height 24.7 cm

    Inscription and number on the bottom: "UK AE 170 1998 CD"; on the base: "CD"


      Carved lapis lazuli composition is realised as three intertwined horses' heads carved of bright blue lapis lazuli. It is fixed on a double round base made from non-polished dark lapis lazuli.