Lapidary Works of Art

Young house-painter

    Young house-painter

    Height 15.5 cm

    First half of the 20th century

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


    Figurine of house painter in rhodonite shirt, lapis lazuli trousers and eosite apron. The face, hair and hands are from eosite, sapphire eyes. The hat is carved from rhodonite and boots are from obsidian. He holds jade and rhodonite brush and rhodonite paint pot in his left hand and variscite and marble brush in the right one. Black jasper oval base.