Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Carved gemstone flower study

    Carved gemstone flower study

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Georg

    Agate, nephrite, quartz, metal; carving, polishing

    Height 20.9 cm


    Two frosted rock crystal quartz blossoms capture the essence of spring in this well-carved flower study. The flower heads center on lemon quartz pistils. Seven nephrite leaves are on the stems, while three small oranges are carved of agate. The stem emerges from a polished white agate vase.