Rutile bowl
Lot 1318
Rutilated Quartz Bowl
Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
Rutilated Quartz Bowl
Gunther Bohrer
Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Fantastically large in size, with good transparency to the quartz, this carved bowl displays thousands of golden rutile needles to the interior. The underside of the bowl possesses a scattering of hematite crystals on the base and has been left with the natural crystal face of the original specimen, while the remainder has been contour polished to a high gloss. Measures 8 1/2 x 5 x 2in
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