Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

amp (bedside lamp) with the figurine of eagle

    amp (bedside lamp) with the figurine of eagle

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Constantin Wild

    Ruby, diamonds, obsidian, rock crystal, gold; carving, polishing, engraving, casting

    Height 45.7, wingspread 22.8 cm


    Eagle figurine with spread wings is carved from a single ruby crystal, with golden claws and peak, diamond eyes are in gold rim. Multi-tiered column-shaped base is carved from rock crystal and ruby, octagonal base is carved from black obsidian, the middle part is comprised of insert-type ruby plates with gold openwork decoration , behind which the lamp is located, which creates soft pinkish-red glow from within.