Height: 2 5/8 in (6.7 cm)
Diameter: 6 in (15.2 cm)
An opaque green glass bowl modeled in the form of a large lotus leaf with a scalloped-rim folding over the edge of the lotus leaf, the outside carved and incised with lotus leaves, pods and blossoms, the stalks of the plants forming a short foot.
For a similar piece, see Brown (1995), cat. no. 100.
Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 62
(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.)