Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Mouse with a baby

    Mouse with a baby

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    Mid 20th century

    Wild, Manfred, Emile Becker firm

    Blue chalcedony, rubies, sapphires-cabochons, Australian jasper, gold; carving, finishing, polishing, assembling

    Height 11.5 cm, pedestal 25 x 23 cm


    Mother mouse, carved of fine natural blue chalcedony from Malawi, with inset ruby eyes, with gold vermeil tail, together with a baby mouse, with insert faceted sapphire eyed and gold vermeil tail. Both on removable mookite jasper pedestal from Australia.