18 - 19 September 2014
AN OPAQUE YELLOW GLASS 'HORSE HOOF'-SHAPED VASE
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER WHEEL-CUT MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The vase has a domed body surmounted by a cylindrical neck. The glass is of rich lemon-yellow color.
6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high
Alice Boney Collection; Parke-Bernet, New York, 1-2 May 1958, Robert Keyser, lot 323.
Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 1998.
Hugh W. Greenberg (1930-2013) Collection, Franklin, Michigan.
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