Bowl with Stand

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Stand
Accession Number: 
75.6.11 A
Overall H: 6.9 cm; Rim Diam: 15.5 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen Biedlingmaier
Web Description: 
Biedlingmaier Estate, Ellen, Source
G. Malina, Inc., Oriental Art, Former Collection
Yuan Mingyuan, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Bowl with Stand. Colorless, lead (?) glass, gilt; mold-blown, facet-cut. Bowl flares to flat, gilded rim; body facet-cut with four adjoined tiers with small open-fan shapes in lowest row; hexagons in next two; pentagons with curved tops in top row; gilt-painted design in European style, painted in large part, in corresponding forms, on exterior and interior; rounded foot rim bears scroll pattern painted in gilt, both on interior and exterior; above, a gilt line surmounted by long and short perpendicular lines; slightly concave base; painted in gilt on interior and exterior with four- character reign mark of “Qianlong Nianzhi” in seal script within single-lined border square in the center. Modern mahogany stand of carved, splayed lobes.