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FIGURINE OF A FRENCH BULLDOG

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FIGURINE OF A FRENCH BULLDOG

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

A seated French bulldog carved from dark agate so that the color gives the proper markings. His head is tilted slightly and his ears are upright. He looks upwards and he sits upright. His eyes are made from tiny green cabochons and his collar is made in gold. The lock on the collar is missing.

Category:
sculpture
Object name:
FIGURINE OF A FRENCH BULLDOG
Made from:
Agate -- gold -- emeralds
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
1 3/4 × 1 × 1 3/8 in. (4.4 × 2.5 × 3.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.27
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties- Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"