Height: 4 in (10.1 cm)
Diameter: 5 in (12.7 cm)
An opaque turquoise box and cover of flattened ovoid form, the box resting on four small round feet, the flush-fitted cover with a pink glass finial modeled in the shape of a foo lion.
The shape of the box derives from water containers such as a tea-colored one shown in Zhang (2005), cat. no. 42.
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 51
(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.)