18 - 19 September 2014
A PAIR OF SEMI-OPAQUE YELLOW GLASS OVOID JARS AND COVERS
Each is carved around the sides with a continuous scene of birds perched on rocks or in flowering trees between a band of low rocks at the foot and below a ruyi collar at the mouth. Each cover has a lingzhi-form finial that rises from a flower borne on a leafy, budding branch. The glass is of rich egg yolk-yellow color.
5½ in. (14 in.) high, wood stands
The Estelle Doheny Collection, from St. Mary's of the Barrens, Perryville, Missouri; Christie's New York, 17 December 2001, lot 237 (part).
Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 2002.
Hugh W. Greenberg (1930-2013) Collection, Franklin, Michigan.
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