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: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1800-1899
Web Description: 
宝石红雉鸡水仙雕刻玻璃碗
Provenance: 
Blumka, Leopold, Source
1955-06-23
Inscription: 
[“Qianlong Nianzhi” four-character mark within the square, double-lined border]
inscription
base Late added in the 19th century
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Gold ruby glass; mold-blown, carved. Gold ruby bowl with minute bubbles and some larger impurities. Flaring rim and tapered wall that is rounded toward hollow base; subconical foot-ring (?) is decorated with landscape: rocks and flowering plum tree and magnolia and long tailed pheasant. On base, “乾隆年制 Qianlong Nianzhi” four-character reign mark within square, double-lined border. late added.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015) illustrated, p. 6 (fig. 5); BIB# 720305
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 299, #116 right; BIB# 103865