Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Fairy-tale lady fox

    Fairy-tale lady fox

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Agate, chalcedony, chrysoprase, opal, carnelian, citrines, turquoise, rock crystal, tourmaline, obsidian, jade, gold; carving, polishing, casting

    Height 22 cm


    Agate figurine of fox, in chalcedony dress with pearl opal ruffles. Chrysoprase hat is adorned with opal and carnelian flowers and 750 alloy gold feather. The fox holds two detachable agate flower baskets with flowers from various decorative stones: 13 opal flowers, 12 chalcedony flowers, 12 flowers from yellow agates, 11 – from citrines, 15 – from amethysts, 8 turquoise flowers, 4 – from rock crystal, two various size blue agate flowers and two tourmaline buds (77 carats).
    Round base is from obsidian with jade plate and two gold rims.