Chinese Glass



An imperial mustard yellow Peking glass scholar brush washer/water coupe in a squat almsbowl form with deeply and elaborately carved entwining qilong with Buddhist lotus and lingzhi sprays; 18th century; China; 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) in diameter.



Yellow Peking glass vessel in double gourd form with egg-yolk colour; 18th century Qing dynasty; China.

Provenance: property from the estate of Mark Tonkin. 5.75 inches (14.6 cm) high.



A translucent opalescent milky Peking glass miniature vase with elegant neck and everted mouthrim; four-character mark and period of Qianlong Nian Zhi within the recessed area; Peking glass; 18th century Qing dynasty; China. 3.38 inches (8.6 cm) high.


An egg-yolk double-gourd form Peking glass vessel, superbly and elegantly carved fruiting gourd vines with furling leaves and entwined tendrils; circular footrim; circa 1800; China: 4.5 inches (11.4 cm) high.




Mustard-colored Peking glass vessel in double-gourd form with matching cover; well-carved all around and encircled by gourds and entwined vines; well-formed mouth and footrims; circa 1800; China.



A fine Peking glass miniature 'hu' vessel; mottled brown overlay design of begonia and peony sprigs on each side of the vessel; Peking glass; 18th century Qing dynasty; China. 2.5 inches (6.4 cm) high.



A fine Peking glass stick-neck vase, with round globular body, resting on a spayed, recessed circular foo; circa 1800 Qing dynasty; China. 12.63 inches (32.1 cm) high.




A fine turquoise Peking glass footed vessel carved all around with blossoming prunus branches growing from a cavernous taihu rock with a perching bird and two in fligh;18th century Qing dynasty; China; 3.75 inches (9.5 cm) high; 4.75 inches (12.1 cm) in diameter.




A fine glass vessel of ovoid form with a tapered circular neck; a layer with confetti of shaded pink, blue and white blotches sandwiched between two transparent layers; 18th century Qing dynasty; China. 3.88 inches (9.9 cm) high.

Provenance: a private collection, Monterey Park, Southern California.





A rare glass (simulating aragonite) scholar brush rest in the form of a squash with looped stalk; 19th century; China. 4.75 inches (12.1 cm) long.


Last updated 06/09/2003  Zhou Yi