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An incised transparent sapphire blue glass bowl

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Qianlong period, 1736–1795
Height: 3 in (7.5 cm)
Width: 6 ½ in (16.6 cm)

A transparent sapphire blue glass bowl, the outer wall engraved with blossoming flowers within four panels, including chrysanthemums, plums and quatrefoils, the base incised with a Qianlong nian zhi (made during the Qianlong period) four-character mark within a double-square.

For a similar bowl, see Zhang (2005), cat. no. 150.

Exhibited: Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, January – May 1999

Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 56

(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.)

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