Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Chatham Island robin or black robin

    Chatham Island robin or black robin

    France, Paris

    The 20th century

    Jacques Braun

    Gold, agate, jade, enamel, ornamental stone; lapidary work, casting, polishing, engraving

    Height 10.5 cm

    Maker's mark: "JB" with hammer


    The composition features a Chatham Island robin made of black-brown agate with golden legs, sitting on a “snag” of brown polished stone, golden branches with berries of red agate and jade, with leaves of green translucent enamel on gold background surround it, stylized golden bezel imitating the earth frames the snag bottom. In the Asprey box.