A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century
Lot 5202
A blue and snowflake glass libation cup 18th century
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
Auction Details
A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century A blue and snowflake glass libation cup  18th century
Lot Details
Property from the Alan E. Feen Collection
A blue and snowflake glass libation cup
18th century
The rhyton-shaped cup of oval section with a dragon head in high relief emerging from waves that also cover the base, four raised chilong crawling upward amid cloud swirls etched into the spreading walls.
6 1/4in (16cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    purchased December 14, 1992, S. Bernstein & Co., San Francisco

    Published:
    Curtis, Emily, Pure Brightness Shines Everywhere, The Glass of China, Ashgate, 2004

    Exhibited:
    'New York Arts Of Pacific Asia Show, Spring 1998,' Chinese Glassmaking.
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