Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Rooster and hen

    Rooster and hen

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Becker Gerhardt

    Emerald, tourmaline, smoky quartz, silver; carving, polishing, casting

    Height 5.08 cm


    Both rooster and hen carved of bright green Columbian emerald, each with cockscomb of pink tourmaline. Raised on a stylized base suggesting a landscape carved of smoky quartz with matte or frosted finish.