Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Fighting roosters

    Fighting roosters

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Labradorite, girasole quartz, agate, opal, atacamite, obsidian, silver; carving, polishing, mounting, casting


    The composition features two fighting roosters. One of them, bent to the ground, is carved from labradorite, the other one, towering above it, is from girasole quartz. Crests and beards are from carnelian and white opal, beaks are from yellow agate, silver feet are gilded. The base is from roche with Peruvian atacamite crystals, rectangular stand is from black obsidian.