Daoguang period, 1821-1850
Height: 2 7/8 in (7.3 cm)
Diameter: 6 ½ in (16.5 cm)
A transparent sapphire blue glass jar of mallet shape, the base incised with a Daoguang nian zhi (made during the Daoguang period) four-character mark within a double-square.
Provenance: acquired in Dallas in the early 1980’s
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 55
(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.)