A carved rose glass vase imitating the patterns of Ming laquer bearing a Qianlong mark
Lot 5199
An unusual opaque pink glass vase Qianlong mark and period
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period An unusual opaque pink glass vase  Qianlong mark and period
Lot Details
Property from the Lillyman Collection
An unusual opaque pink glass vase
Qianlong mark and period
Its baluster body rising to a tapered long neck, supporting a conical form mouth, the side walls neatly carved in relief with four reserve panels framing lotus blossoms and scrolling leaves between a key-fret band at the shoulder and a border of vertical lappets surrounding a short circular foot, the neck decorated with linear geometric patterns, the slightly recessed base centered with the four-character mark within a square.
6in (15.3cm) high

Footnotes

  • Compare to the two glass vases decorated in similar fashion, recorded and illustrated in A Chorus of Colors, Chinese Glass from Three American Collections, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995, plates 91, 92, pp.116-117; and another yellow glass vase from the Gadient Collection in this sale, lot 5195.

    Another related example from the Beijing Palace Museum, a small baluster vase with a carved pea-green layer on a white core attributed to the Qianlong period, was published in Zhang Rong, Guang Ning Qiu Sui (Luster of Autumn Water": Glass of the Qing Imperial Workshop) (Beijing, 2005), cat. no. 73, pp. 234-5.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the dating on this lot should read Qianlong mark, 19th century
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