A yellow glass flower-shape lotus bowl, China. Photo Nagel Auktionen

Opaque yellow glass, carved with three lines of petals ending in a flower-shape lobed rim, the base carved as lotus leaf with scrolled edges and a curling stem which form the foot rim - Re-stuck break to body. H/D. 8,1/17,2 cm. Estimate 1200/1500 €

Cf.. Ph. Warren, Later Chinese Glass 1650-1900, in Journal of Glass Studies 19, 1977, p.110, illustration 35a; A Chorus of Colours, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, 1995, no. 30 with a similar vessel with lotus petals and curling stem but dated to the 18th ct.; Gabbert, Chinesisches Glas, Frankfurt 1980, no. 609, shows a comparably worked rim on a pink Qianlong bowl; Elegance and Radiance, Hongkong 2000, no. 70; Christie's London, Nov. 1998, Lot no. 314

Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10http://www.auction.de