Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Mother and cub bear grouping

    Mother and cub bear grouping

    the 20th century

    Lapis lazuli; carving, polishing, parfling

    Height 5 cm


    Carved miniature mother and cub grouping: features fine fur detail and striking inlaid red and black eyes; the whole with good strong lapis lazuli blue colouring enlivened by hints of shimmering golden pyrite and white calcite.