Statuette depicting a horse rearing up at the sight of a coiled snake made of precious metals. The horse is made of rhodium plated silver. Saddle in gilded silver, embellished with enamel. The snake’s body is encrusted with diamonds. The multi-tiered pedestal is made of obsidian and gilded silver. Height 28.5 cm.
Robert Lualdi was born in the mountains of Northern Italy in 1944. He began his career as a jeweler in Zurich, studying with master lapidaries and jewelery designers. In 1980, he founded his own atelier and gained international recognition for his creations in the small plastic genre: table sculptures of animals and birds of prey made of silver, gold and precious stones. Robert Lualdi retired from the profession in 2011 but still does private commissions for his regular clients.
Two gilded silver figurines of horses with sapphire eyes in a dynamic pose. The figurines are mounted on tiered octagonal stands trimmed with gilded silver. Height 24 cm.
Hexagonal box in green aventurine, decorated with a rock crystal carving of a horse. The box is finished with handmade gilded silver with hand engraving and diamonds. Height 29 cm.
Aventurine bowl placed over a sculptural group of two rearing horses. The sculpture is decorated with hanging clocks. Finished in gilded silver with rich hand carvings and engravings. The decoration used sapphires and diamonds. Height 24 cm.
The composition “Arab Palace” is made of rock crystal with illumination. An elegant crystal with epidote needles glows, creating an exquisite light show. It is surrounded by a richly engraved Arabian Palace, set on a gilded obsidian and silver-trimmed plinth. Height 32 cm.
A pair of caskets made of rock crystal and gold with a lid containing a gold-plated silver watch with a quartz movement. Inside each box there is a carved image of a horse’s head. The boxes are decorated with gold, diamonds, emeralds and rubies. The clock, in addition to time, indicates the phases of the moon, month, date and days of the week. Size 12.7x14x10.8 cm.
Sculptural image of a roaring lion made of gilded silver, decorated with gold and diamonds. Height 39.4 cm.
Onyx, gold, silver and diamond watch. A watch with a quartz movement shows the time in five different time zones. The central clock shows the phase of the moon, date, day of the week and month. The dials of the corner clocks show the time in Paris, London, New York and Tokyo. Size 30x30x12 cm.