Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Owl with baby

    Owl with baby

    20th century

    Amethyst, citrine, onyx, albite, tourmaline, carnelian, gold; carving, polishing

    Height 47.6 cm


    Amethyst carving of an adult owl with a baby: each set with double-inlaid citrine and onyx eyes and carnelian beaks, on gold vermeil feet; perched together on a bladed, icy-pale green color albite base with prisms of dark tourmaline.