Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Carving of a Chimpanzee

    Carving of a Chimpanzee

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Gunther Petry

    Citrine, sapphires, obsidian; carving, polishing

    8.2 х 17.7 cm

    Monogram "GP" for Gunther Petry inset on the obsidian base


    Carved from highly transparent fine quality natural color citrine, in an entirely naturalistic style complete with texturing of fur, with cabochon sapphire eyes.