Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Paper weight

    Paper weight

    Russia, Ekaterinburg

    circa 1890

    Ekaterinburg Lapidary Factory

    Jasper, semiprecious stones; carving, polishing

    13 х 8.3 сm


    Hardstone paper weight formed as a cluster of black currants, raspberries, gooseberries and cherries realistically carved in varicoloured semi-precious stones on a rectangular black stone plaque mounted on a shaped Kalgan jasper base, in authentic fitted box with attached retailer's label N. Iochim and accompanying business card.