Lapidary Art and Bone-carving Art

Easter egg "Chicken with egg" with detachable pin

    Easter egg "Chicken with egg" with detachable pin

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred, Emile Becker firm

    Silver, gold, chalcedony, diamonds, moonstone, amethyst, sapphires; enamel over guilloche, lapidary work, polishing, casting, engraving, gilding

    Height 15.5 cm, base diameter 5.5 cm

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    Silver egg with the hinged upper part is covered with translucent purple enamel over guilloche. The finial is decorated with 21.13-carat brown diamond chick-shaped pin. The chicken with golden paws and beak, with sapphire eyes in golden setting. The other part on the pin – the so-called stopper in the shape of an egg from moonstone-cabochon is hidden inside the egg. The snap shutter is rose-cut diamond a golden setting. Onion-shaped stem from chalcedony is ornamented with faceted amethyst framed by two golden stripes with golden pearl-shaped beads. 

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