Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Owls on a branch

    Owls on a branch

    The 20th century

    Quispe Aparicio, Luis Alberto

    Tiger's eye, jasper, carnelian, zoisite, silver; carving, polishing, casting, gilding

    Height 30.4 cm


    Three owls sitting on gilded silver branch are carved from tiger's eye, with beaks from red jasper, eyes from carnelian cabochons in gilded silver setting, claws are from gilded silver. Rectangular base with bevelled corners is made from zoisite with ruby impregnations in gilded silver setting.