Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Strutting rooster

    Strutting rooster

    Quispe Aparicio, Luis Alberto

    Jasper mookite, obsidian, marble, silver; carving, polishing, casting, gilding

    Height 58.4 cm


    Mookite jasper Carving of a Rooster, the rich natural variations in hues of the material are fully exploited to depict the impressive bird. With Russian black obsidian under plumage beneath the gold vermeil feathers, on gold vermeil feet. Raised on oval black marble base.