16 November 1999
A ROCK CRYSTAL PRUNUS VASE
qianlong (1736 - 1795)
Carved as a pine trunk surrounded by openwork branches, flowers, bamboo and lingzhi, the crystal clear
4 in. (10.2 cm.) high, carved wood stand
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Compare a similar example exhibited, International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts London, 1935-6, Catalogue, no.2900.
Please note there is a rim chip on this vase.
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