13 mai 2009

A small yellow glass fluted bottle vase. Qianlong incised four-character mark and of the period (1736-95)

A small yellow glass fluted bottle vase. Qianlong incised four-character mark and of the period (1736-95) The fluted slightly compressed globular body with a tall neck, all supported on a high, straight foot, the glass of a rich opaque yellow tone. 6 in. (15 cm.) high. Est. £3,000 - £5,000 - Lot sold £20,000 Notes: Compare an identical fluted yellow glass bottle, also dating to the Qianlong period, in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, illustrated by Claudia Brown & Donald Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame -... [Lire la suite]