An opaque lemon-yellow glass faceted vase, 18th-19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014.
The vase is fluted into eight concave facets, with the pear-shaped body rising to a long neck, supported on a tall foot. The opaque glass is of an even bright yellow tone throughout. 5 ? in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,504 - $20,256)
Notes: Compare the present lot to two similar yellow faceted vases, one with a Yongzheng mark and one with a Qianlong mark, in the Andrew K.F. Lee Collection, illustrated in Elegance and Radiance, The Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2000, nos. 15 and 18, respectively. Also see a Yongzheng example sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 June 2011, lot 2862.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/