Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Macaw

    Macaw

    Brazil

    20th century

    Muller, Peter

    Sodalite, calcite, fluorite, dolomite, tourmaline, silver; carving, polishing

    Height 47.3 cm

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    Macaw fashioned from rich blue sodalite, with yellow calcite belly and under-tail, onyx beak and throat, and pale green fluorite topknot, perched with finely detailed silver feet on a towering mass of snowy white dolomite, dramatically streaked with the distinctive purple and green of watermelon tourmaline, and scintillating in places with brilliant, glittering crystals, on a perspex base.

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    Инв.5697/ДПИ