A carved blue Peking glass water coupe with mother-of-pearl overlay decoration, Late Qing Dynasty, T
Lot 8181
A carved blue Peking glass water coupe with mother-of-pearl overlay decoration Late Qing Dynasty, Ti he dian Mark
Sold for US$ 8,400 inc. premium
Auction Details
A carved blue Peking glass water coupe with mother-of-pearl overlay decoration, Late Qing Dynasty, T
Lot Details
A carved blue Peking glass water coupe with mother-of-pearl overlay decoration
Late Qing Dynasty, Ti he dian Mark
Of square section with canted corners, the four large walls molded with shallow recessed reserves filled with seasonal flowers and insects carved in mother-of-pearl, the canted edges carved with lotus scrolls and the base of the vessel displaying the carved four-character seal (small loss to overlay); fitted with a reticulated zitan cover with agate finial carved as a lingzhi fungus branch and a reticulated zitan stand carved to the underside with a forty-character imperial inscription bearing the seals of the emperor Qianlong and the cyclical date kui-chou (1793).
The glass 2 3/8 x 2 3/4in (6x7cm) square

Footnotes

  • The Ti he dien in the Chang Chun Gong of the Forbidden city was associated with the dowager empress Cixi during the Tongzhi reign Period and subsequent Guangxu Period.
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