Height: 2 ½ in (6.4 cm)
Diameter: 3 1/8 in (7.9 cm)
A small translucent white brush washer of globular form, decorated with an opaque blue overlay carved with three crawling qilong, the mouth and short foot with a blue rim.
For a piece with similar physical characteristics and design, see Brown (1987), cat. no. 23.
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 21
(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.)