Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Mallard duck

    Mallard duck

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred, Emile Becker firm

    Gray obsidian, lapis lazuli, South African red jasper, yellow jasper, white chalcedony, silver; carving, gilding

    Length 11.43 cm

    Firm mark "EB"; master's mark "M.Wild"


    Multi-gemstone carving of a mallard duck from different hardstone materials: the breast is red South African jasper;
    the wings are from gray obsidian with lapis lazuli highlights; tail feathers are of white chalcedony; the beak - from yellow jasper, feet are sterling silver-gilt.