Bowl with incised decoration

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Translucent white glass bowl on a foot with engraved design of stylized flowers and leaves.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1700-1800, probably Qianlong reign
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 8.8 x 22.2 cm (3 7/16 x 8 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.265.1
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.265.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
blown, China, Gellatly collection, incising, Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Translucent white glass bowl on a foot with engraved design of stylized flowers and leaves.

Label

This translucent white bowl with engraved design of stylized flowers and leaves is probably of the Qianlong period, or thinking more widely, the eighteenth century. It is not of Palace quality and represents what was more generally available in the market.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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