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A RARE TURQUOISE BEIJING GLASS QUATREFOIL JARDINIERE

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A RARE TURQUOISE BEIJING GLASS QUATREFOIL JARDINIERE INCISED QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD Of lobed quatrefoil section, the thick-walled vessel is raised on four low tab feet, the metal of even opaque turquoise colour (tiny nicks and polish to extremities) 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) wide

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Cf. an identical bowl in the Robert H. Claque Collection, included in the exhibition Chinese Glass of the Qing Dynasty, Phoenix Art Museum, 1987, Catalogue, no. 45, where another in the Tokyo National Museum is mentioned, Suntory Museum of Art, Kenyu garasu to aru nuvo, Tokyo, 1983, no. 112. Compare also with a pair of celadon-green jardinieres of the same form sold in our New York Rooms, 27 November 1991, lot 74.

(US$10,000-13,000)

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