Height: 2 3/8 in (6.1 cm)
Diameter: 3 in (7.7 cm)
A small transparent green glass circular box with an added foot of striated opaque amber color, a four-color overlay carved in high relief with a large qilong amidst scrolling clouds.
For a piece with similar characteristics in the collection of Mrs. Barney Dagan, see Brown (1995), cat. no. 80.
Provenance: acquired in Philadelphia in the early 1990’s
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 28
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