Late 18th century to early 19th century
Height: 1 3/8 in (3.6 cm)
Diameter: 2 1/8 in (5.4 cm)
A small transparent ‘snowflake’ glass brush washer, the clear red glass overlay carved to reveal two qilong encircling the bowl, the overlay around the mouth and the foot.
Provenance: Imperial Oriental Art
Exhibited: Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, Florida, January – May 1999
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 37
(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.)