2 Kuyueh Hsuan-type Enameled Vases

Object Name: 
2 Kuyueh Hsuan-type Enameled Vases

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Object Name: 
2 Kuyueh Hsuan-type Enameled Vases
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.6.1
Dimensions: 
(AB) Vase H: 16.2 cm, Diam (max): 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Primary Description: 
Slightly translucent milk-white glass; blown and enameled. Flattened pear-shaped body; circular rim with rounded lips; varying landscapes in vary-colored enamels including rocks, flowering chrysanthemums, camellias and other plants and grasses, two pheasants (male and female ?), two black and white warblers on body; inscription in black at upper right, preceded by a red seal, and followed by two red seals; narrow band of magenta of delicate vine scrolls around foot-collar; oval base with hollowed center; four-character marks of Ch'ien Lung Era (1836- 1796), in blue enamel.
Department: 
European Glassmaking Techniques in China: Kilian Stumpf's Probable Influence over Liuli (2013-03) illustrated, p. 6;
Pure brightness shines everywhere: the glass of China (2004) illustrated, p. 83 (9.10); BIB# 71876
Plastik sanatlarda cam malzemenin uygulanisi (2003) illustrated, p. 20, fig. 2.9; BIB# 120381
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 38, top row, second from left; BIB# 35681
The Survey of Glass in the World (1992) illustrated, p. 44 (no. 92); BIB# 44518
Art in Glass (1955) p. 147;
Ku Yueh Hsuan - A New Hypothesis (1949-1950) pp. 116-125;