Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
55.6.17 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm; Rim Diam: 17.0 cm; Foot Diam: 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Primary Description: 
Gold ruby bowl; minute bubbles and some larger impurities. Cast, engraved in low relief (Hochschnitt), with flaring rim and tapered wall that is rounded toward hollow base; subconical foot-ring. l is engraved with landscape: rocks and flowering plum tree and magnolia and longtailed pheasant. 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