Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Jay bird

    Jay bird

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Graveur Atelier Reiner Stein

    Quartz, turquoise, jade, onyx, rock crystal, glass, metal; carving, polishing, casting

    Height 7.8 cm


    The figurine of a jay bird is carved from skin-color quartz, with blue-green turquoise insert on the wings tips, with the tail from dark green jade. The beak is from black onyx and   eyes are from painted glass. The stand is from genuine white rock crystal noddle.