Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
3 June 2015
A SMALL TRANSPARENT AMBER GLASS HEXAGONAL WASHER
YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
The washer is formed with facetted rounded sides rising from a flat base to a short straight hexagonal mouth. The glass is of a vibrant transparent amber tone.
2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.) wide
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Compare to a similar Yongzheng-marked hexagonal water pot in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Glass of the Qing Imperial Workshop, Beijing, 2005, no. 15.
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