Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Boyar (Russian nobleman)

    Boyar (Russian nobleman)

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    Constantin Wild

    Jasper, obsidian, zoisite, jade; carving, polishing

    Height 17.1 cm


    Figurine of boyar comprises jasper and brown obsidian for the cape, black obsidian for the cap and shoes, eosite quartz for the face, body, beard and hairs. The cane is carved from nephrite. The figure is mounted upon pentagonal base carved of jasper.