Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Toad on rock crystal lily pad

    Toad on rock crystal lily pad

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    the 20th century

    Schmidt, Christopher

    Tourmaline, rock crystal, sapphires, gold; carving, polishing, matte finishing

    Length 7 cm

    On the sheet: monogram - author's signature


    Realistically carved small toad, formed of multi-colour tourmaline, the eyes inset with sapphire cabochons, rimmed in 18K yellow gold, on a frosted, matte finished carved rock crystal lily pad.