Late 18th to early 19th century
Height: 7 ¾ in (19.7 cm)
An opaque white glass vase with transparent green overlay, carved in high relief to depict an official and two courtesans in a garden with a peony rising from rockwork, the shoulder carved with a ring, and the neck with a wide band of ruyi.
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 61
(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.)