Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Linum narbonense

    Linum narbonense

    Late 20th century

    Lapis lazuli, sapphires, jade, rock crystal, jasper, gold; casting, carving, polishing

    Height 19 cm

    Marks: gold alloy 750


    The jewelled carved hardstone, lapis lazuli, nephrite, gold and sapphire study of a Linum narbonense formed as two stems with blossoms and numerous leaves. The petals realistically formed. Each flower centered with a yellow sapphire. The leaves carved of nephrite, the stems finely etched, resting in a round rock crystal baluster-shaped vase pot. The stem is of gold.