Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Pocket watch stand

    Pocket watch stand

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Rock crystal, obsidian, sapphires, gold; carving, polishing

    Height 15.8 cm


    An elegant pocket watch stand, depicting two entwined fish carved of rock crystal quartz, the eyes set with four sapphire cabochons rimmed in 18K gold, set upon a rectangular base of polished black obsidian with an 18K gold beaded border.