Three Peking glass decorations
Lot 1512
A group of three Peking glass containers
Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium
Auction Details
A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers A group of three Peking glass containers
Lot Details
Property from the Alan E Feen Collection
A group of three Peking glass containers
The first a green on frosted glass water coupe of compressed globular form carved with a carp swimming among water reeds and lotus leaves, one of which forms the base (rim polished); the second a translucent amber glass box, the two fitted halves closing to form the shape of a peach hanging from leafy branches rendered in raised relief; the third a compressed globular water coupe of pink and green overlay on milk glass, the white and pink forming a lotus bud rising out of a green lotus loaf that covers the base.
3 1/4 to 3 1/2in (8 to 9cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    the first purchased September 5, 2003, Cardinal Point Antiques;
    the second purchased December 11, 1996, Robyn Turner Gallery;
    the third purchased September 7, 2005, Cardinal Point Antiques

    Published (the second):
    Curtis, Emily, Pure Brightness Shines Everywhere: The Glass of China. (Ashgate, 2004)
Activities
Contacts
  1. Angela Lee
    Auction Administration - Asian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3358
    FaxFax: +1 415 503 3300