13 May 2008
A BEIJING BLUE GLASS BOWL
ENGRAVED QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
Of deep rounded form on a short straight foot, decorated to the exterior with shaped panels depicting birds perched on blossoming branches separated by bamboo branches, the glass of a deep blue tone
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) diam.
The Hope Denby Collection, Sussex
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