Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Pug dog [in the box]

    Pug dog [in the box]

    Russian Empire

    Circa 1920

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

    3.8 x 5 cm


    Pug dog is one of the most popular breeds among dog-fanciers; the figurine is carved from chalcedony with peculiarities that make it possible to create cute effects depending on various lighting. The eyes are from two cabochon rubies in gold setting. Wooden box upholstered with light velvet inside and with the inscription FABERGE and Russian Empire coat of arms.