Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
55.6.17 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm; Rim Diam: 16.3 cm; Foot Diam: 5.64 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Primary Description: 
Bowl, with flaring rim and tapered wall that is rounded toward hollow base; subconical foot-ring. On first bowl, wall is engraved with landscape: rocks and flowering plum tree and magnolia. Longtailed pheasant flies above another pheasant that crouches on rock. Smaller bird in plum tree watches another bird in sky. On base, Qianlong’s four-character mark within square, double-lined border.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka, Leopold, Source
1955-06-23
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
 
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 299, #116 right; BIB# 103865