2193
2193
A TURQUOISE GLASS CENSER, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING

WHEEL-CUT MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG

Estimate
350,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 1,160,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2193
A TURQUOISE GLASS CENSER, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING

WHEEL-CUT MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG

Estimate
350,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 1,160,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Water, Pine and Stone Retreat Collection - Scholarly Art

|
Hong Kong

A TURQUOISE GLASS CENSER, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING

WHEEL-CUT MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG

of bombé form, the plain opaque turquoise glass with rounded sides set on three short rounded legs, the slightly everted rim flanked by a pair of upright loop handles, the underside wheel-cut with a four-character reign mark within a double square


11.5 cm., 4 5/8 in.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Christie's Hong Kong, 1st November 2004, lot 981.

Catalogue Note

A closely related glass censer is illustrated in Claudia Brown and Donald Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame, New York, 1990, pl. 34. Compare also a pink glass censer decorated with gilded floral design and part of a three-piece set published in Luster of Autumn Water, Beijing, 2004, pl. 118, together with another three-piece set that contains a blue glass censer, pl. 117; and an imperial  yellow-glass censer included in the exhibition Elegance and Radiance, The Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2000, pl. 54; together with one in the same colour as the present example, pl. 55. See also a realgar glass censer included in this collection, lot 2219; another turquoise glass censer of this form and with a similar mark sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 30th April 2000, lot 508; and two related versions in yellow included in the Min Chiu Society Thirty-fifth Anniversary exhibition In Pursuit of Antiquity, Taipei, 1995, cat. no. 207.

Water, Pine and Stone Retreat Collection - Scholarly Art

|
Hong Kong