Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Flower study

    Flower study

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Jadeite, jade, rock crystal, gold 14K; carving, polishing

    Height 15.2 cm

    Golden Cyrillic marks


    A study of a small spray of flowers, each flower head is carved of jadeite, with synthetic sapphires in the centers. Five carved nephrite leaves adorn the branch made of 14K yellow gold, in a nearly optically clear rock crystal quartz vase.