3 November 1996
AN IMPERIAL YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
QIANLONG YUZHI SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
Of large rounded shape, carved on each side in medium relief with confronting archaistic chilong dragons contesting a symbol, the narrow sides with a lotus, ruyi collar and a stud, the glass of rich egg-yolk yellow tone, the mark neatly incised within the oval foot -coral stopper
The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey.
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A comparable yellow glass bottle also with a yuzhi mark is illustrated by Robert Kleiner, Chinese Snuff Bottles, A Miniature Art from the Collection of Mary and George Bloch, Hong Kong, 1994, p. 54, no. 64.
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