Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Mallard duck

    Mallard duck

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Graveur Atelier Reiner Stein

    Malachite, jade, agate, chalcedony, lapis lazuli, travertine, petrified wood, gold; carving, polishing, casting

    Height 10.5 cm


    A mallard duck figurine is carved in lifelike manner from agate, chalcedony, lapis lazuli, jade and travertine, legs are made from “585” gold. The duck stands on a stump of petrified wood; the base is made of malachite.