Qianlong period, 1736–1795
Height: 5 ¾ in (14.4 cm)
An opaque white glass vase of garlic form with a wide compressed globular body and a long cylindrical neck, the base incised with a Qianlong nian zhi (made in the Qianlong period) four-character mark within a double-square. The rich tone of the white color imitating pure white nephrite.
Provenance: Skinner, Boston
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 3
(Hard cover catalogue, 64 glass artworks, 64 pp, full color illustrations, English text and Chinese captions. Catalogue available for purchase, $45 including domestic shipping, $55 international. The catalogue can also be viewed online in pdf format. Please contact us or visit our "exhibitions" page for more information.)