18th century, with a Daoguang mark
Height: 2 5/8 in (6.7 cm)
Diameter: 5 5/8 in (14.2 cm)
A transparent green glass bowl of rounded form supported by an added straight foot, the interior highly polished while the exterior wall is frosted. The base incised with a Daoguang nian zhi (made during the Daoguang period) four-character mark within a square.
The bowl shows all the characteristics of having been manufactured during the 18th century, and bears an Imperial mark probably applied during the Daoguang period (1821-1850).
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. 41
(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.)