Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Chick in rock crystal quartz egg

    Chick in rock crystal quartz egg

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Gerhardt Becker

    Rock crystal, tourmaline; carving, polishing, matt finishing

    Height 7 cm (as a set)


      Three-pieces lapidary creation in the form of an egg, matt finished, which separates into two sections; opening to reveal a removable tiny chick carved of California pink tourmaline weighing approximately 53.25 carats, from the Queen Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California.