Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Aventurine bowl

    Aventurine bowl

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Aventurine; carving, polishing

    33.6 х 24 х 10.7 cm


    Oval-shaped bowl notable for its very large size, even consistency of color and translucency, is exhibiting the epitome of the nearly lost art of bowl carving. Well-shaped sides, evoking the Chinese style, and thinness of the material to allow for maximum transparency.