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An opaque white glass vase of garlic form

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Qianlong period, 1736–1795
Height: 5 ¾ in (14.4 cm)

An opaque white glass vase of garlic form with a wide compressed globular body and a long cylindrical neck, the base incised with a Qianlong nian zhi (made in the Qianlong period) four-character mark within a double-square. The rich tone of the white color imitating pure white nephrite.

Provenance: Skinner, Boston

Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 3

(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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