A pair of yellow glass 'lotus' cups Mid Qing dynasty
Lot 356
A pair of yellow glass 'lotus' cups Mid Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 150,000 (US$ 19,352) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of yellow glass 'lotus' cups
Mid Qing dynasty
Each finely shaped in the form of a upturned bell shaped with lobed rim, the exterior finely carved with an aquatic scene featuring cat tails, lotus blossoms and leaves with the stem swirling at the base forming the foot.
Each: 8.8cm diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清中期 明黃料蓮花杯一對

    For a yellow glass vessel of closely comparable quality and style of decoration, see a waterdropper from the Alan Feen collection, illustrated by Clarence Shangraw, A Chorus of Colours. Chinese Glass from Three American Collections, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995, p.109, no.84, and sold in these rooms, 24 November 2010, lot 207.
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