The 20th century
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.