Height: 6 1/8 in (15.5 cm)
A transparent sapphire blue glass bottle vase, the neck showing a white inner casing, the mallet shaped body decorated with two deeply carved qilong, one pink and the other white, and scrolling clouds.
Provenance: Charlotte Horstmann
Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, Florida, January – May 1999
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, December 1999 – January 2000
Asiantiques, Treasures of Chinese Glass Work Shops, Selection of Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass in the Ina and Sandford Gadient Collection (Winter Park: 1997), cat. no. 53
Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 22
(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.)