Qianlong period, 1736–1795
Height: 3 7/8 in (9.9 cm)
Width: 3 ¼ in (8.1 cm)
An opaque yellow glass wall-vase with a bulbous body, a short neck and a splayed foot, the base incised with a Qianlong nian zhi (made during the Qianlong period) mark in seal-script. The jar forms a little more than half a section and bears a flattened back with two small holes and a semi-circular indent.
For a similar piece, but of transparent blue color, see Hui (2000), cat. no. 50.
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 14
(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.)