Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Young plasterer

    Young plasterer

    Height 15.5 cm

    First half of the 20th century

    Rhodonite, lapis lazuli, eosite, sapphires, obsidian, variscite, marble, jasper; carving, polishing


    Figurine of a young plasterer in rhodonite shirt, lapis lazuli trousers and eosite apron. His face, hair and hands are carved from eosite, he has sapphire eyes. The hat is carved from rhodonite and boots -- from obsidian. He holds jade and rhodonite brush and rhodonite paint bucket in his left hand; variscite and marble brush in the right one. The figurine stands on black jasper oval base.