Lapidary Works of Art

Pig [in the box]

    Pig [in the box]

    Circa 1920

    Pink quartz, rubies, gold; carving, polishing, casting

    3.3 x 5.4 cm


    Figurine of a pig is carved from pink quartz; its eyes are cabochon rubies. The figurine is in neck strip and is embedded in wooden box upholstered with light color velvet with the inscription FABERGE and the Russian Empire coat of arms.