Middle of the 20th century
Tiger's eye, jasper, lapis lazuli, agate, tourmaline, rhinestone, petrified wood; carving, casting, polishing, gilding
Height 24 cm
An exquisite work, the author superbly comprised variety of ornamental stones in the bird's plumage: red and yellow tiger's eye, blue tiger's eye, red, yellow and leopard brown jasper, lapis lazuli. Eyes are made from agate cabochons, beak is carved from petrified wood and feet are from gilded silver. The pheasant is fixed on dark –green raw tourmaline crystal stand; the second stepped stand is made from rhinestone.