18 - 19 September 2014
A PAIR OF TRANSPARENT GARNET-RED GLASS 'LOTUS' BOWLS
LATE 18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Each has deep, rounded sides made in the shape of a lotus leaf borne on a coiled stem tied with a leaf that forms the base and foot, and carved in relief around the sides with lotus plants, millet and saggitaria.
4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diam., wood stands
Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 2000.
Hugh W. Greenberg (1930-2013) Collection, Franklin, Michigan.
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A similar bowl in the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, England, is illustrated by Kate Newnham in 'A New Look at Bristol's Chinese Glass Collection', T.O.C.S., vol. 72, 2007-2008, p. 14, fig. 1
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