Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Agate box

    Agate box

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Agate, gold; carving, polishing

    Length 7 cm

    Stamped “EB” for Emil Becker, mark for gold "750"

    Agate box of oval outline carved from a single piece of fine translucent reddish brown agate, with hinged lid and having a substantial border of 18K yellow gold at the rim.