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A transparent sapphire blue glass vase of mallet-form

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18th century
Height: 8 5/8 in (21.9 cm)

A transparent sapphire blue glass bottle vase of mallet-form with a concave base and a long cylindrical neck.

For a similar piece but of turquoise color, see Claudia Brown and Donald Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame: Later Chinese Glass (China Institute in America, New York: 1990), cat. no. 33.

Provenance: Asiantiques

Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 18

(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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