Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Easter egg from the Creation series "Mars"

    Easter egg from the Creation series "Mars"

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred, Emile Becker firm

    Rock crystal, gold, emeralds; stone carving, chasing, polishing

    Height 12.7 cm

    Inscriptions: EB (Emil Becker) and M. Wild

    Transparent rock crystal egg in a gold setting, with detachable upper part crowned with emerald-cabochon. The head of the god of war Mars is on the straight pin inside. It is made from one-piece emerald.