A yellow glass bottle vase. Qianlong mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

the globular body supported on a splightly splayed foot rising to a tall cylindrical neck, the body of a rich lemon-yellow tone, the base with a wheel-cut four-character Qianlong mark; height 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate 50,000—70,000 USD. Unsold

A translucent yellow glass vase of this form from the Andrew K. F. Lee Collection is illustrated bu Humphrey Hui and Peter Lam, Elegance and Radiance. Grandeur in Qing Glass, The Andrew K. F. Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 2000, pl. 10.

Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com