Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Kingfisher with a fish

    Kingfisher with a fish

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Labradorite, aventurine, opal-cacholong, hawk's eye, agate, rock crystal, silver; carving, polishing, mounting, casting, gilding


    The figurine of kingfisher is carved from Madagascar labradorite with aventurine and opal-cacholong opal breast and feathers, African hawk-eye beak, painted rock crystal eyes and gilded silver claws. The fish is carved from grey agate. The base is from genuine Arkansas rock crystal noddle.