Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Pink obsidian skull

    Pink obsidian skull

    The 20th century

    Quispe Aparicio, Luis Alberto

    Pink opal, obsidian, silver; casting, carving, polishing, gilding

    Height 15.24 cm


    The skull is made from a single piece of Peruvian pink opal, mounted on a spine section of gold vermeil on rectangular obsidian base edged with vermeil bone detail and feet at each corner of a relief-carved skull.