Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Dachshund puppy [in the box]

    Dachshund puppy [in the box]

    Russian Empire

    Circa 1920

    Carnelian, rubies, gold, wood, fabric (box); carving, polishing

    2.2 x 5.7 cm


    Figurine of a dachshund puppy is naturalistically carved from a single piece of translucent carnelian, eyes made from cabochon rubies in gold setting. The figurine is in wooden box upholstered with light velvet and with the inscription Faberge and the Russian Empire coat of arms.