Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Pair of finches on a branch

    Pair of finches on a branch

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Dreher, Paul

    Jasper, jade, coral, amethyst, quartz, gold; carving, polishing

    Height 22.8 cm


    Two finches carved of greenish-yellow jasper. The branch is accented with berries of coral, leaves of nephrite and the stem emerges from a bed of amethyst crystals.