Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

White peacock

    White peacock

    The 20th century

    Quispe Aparicio, Luis Alberto

    Opal cacholong, obsidian, rock crystal, rubies, silver; carving, polishing, gilding

    Length 86.3 cm


    Figurine of white peacock carved from cacholong, opal, with ruby eyes and beak, claws and fanned tail from gilded silver, peacock's feather with "speculums", made from white cacholong opal. Round double base from rock crystal and obsidian is decorated with drop-shaped cacholong opal onlays.