Quartz is a variety of quartz which contains acicular (needle-like) inclusions of rutile. It is used for gemstones. These inclusions mostly look golden, but they also can look silver, copper red or deep black. Snuff Bottle hair crystal fine carved Chinese guardian Foo Lion beast. Older looking foo dog snuff bottle. The hairs thick and many. Not sure might have a gold tone to them more a red color. The cute fine carved face. Spoon comes out of bottom with the tail. Spoon I believe is ox bone. Rare, with the hair in the crystal. 3.15oz 2 1/2 long 1 1/2 tall 1 inch thick. Weight: 3.15 oz. Size: 2″ 1/2 inches Long, 1″ 1/2 inches Tall, 1 inches Thick. Condition: Good, Looks like from the stone not a chip. The front paw hard to see like a little hole from the stone. Great addition to any collection! Very minor imperfection to stone and natural inclusions but overall no large noticeable losses as seen. Please, take the time to look over pictures for an accurate description. Color is sometimes a little off or out of focus, if that is the case, please ask for more photos for condition. All of my items listed are pre-owned unless otherwise stated. I do have a pet in home, in case for allergies. The item “Antique Snuff Bottle Rutilated Hair Quartz Crystal Fine Carved Chinese Foo Lion” is in sale since Friday, November 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles”. The seller is “woo.nico” and is located in Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Primary Material: Rutilated Crystal
- Age: Post-1940
- Type: Snuff Bottles
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Region of Origin: China
- Color: Multi-Color