Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Fruit bowl

    Fruit bowl

    The 20th century

    Quispe Aparicio, Luis Alberto

    Jasper, mookaite jasper, rock crystal, chrysoprase, amethyst, ruby, zoisite; carving, polishing, casting, gilding

    Height 43.8 см


    Large triangular rock crystal bowl with a ruby matrix stem and rock crystal base; mounted with tall jasper pineapple, and surrounded by loose fruit: three zoisite sugar apples; six small apples and plums of mookaite jasper; three grape clusters of chrysoprase, amethyst and jasper; and three stems of cherries in red and yellow jasper; all with gold vermeil mounts and foliage accents