Anatase, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Small Cabinet, 7.3 x 6.2 x 5.2 cm
A CLASSIC, OLD-TIME combination specimen from the Swiss Alps. A very glassy, complete all-around, zoned smoky quartz crystal is highlighted by six, lustrous and striated anatase crystals to 6 mm aesthetically scattered on two of the quartz crystal faces that are preferentially coated with iron oxides. This SHOWY piece, from the Richard Hauck Quartz Collection is accompanied by a Hugh Ford label, a very prominent English dealer living in the United States.