Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Sodalite kingfishers

    Sodalite kingfishers

    the 20th century

    Muller, Peter

    Sodalite, carnelian, quartz, silver; carving, polishing

    Height 22.8 cm; length 18.8 cm


    Group of two Kingfishers with heads and wings of navy blue sodalite: the bodies are reddish orange carnelian with a darker carnelian forming the beaks, feet are sterling silver; both perched on a single, large, transparent quartz crystal rising from a 'cluster' type base of the same material.