A translucent golden amber glass bowl with carved decoration, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

Lot 8148. A translucent golden amber glass bowl with carved decoration, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. Sold for US$ 5,250 (€4,817)Photo Bonhams.

Thickly formed with a flared rim and raised on low foot, its exterior walls carved in high relief with lotus, water plants, birds and waves and the shallow recessed base displaying the four-character mark incised in regular script within a square cartouche. 6 5/8in (16.8cm) diameter

Published and illustratedEmily Byrne Curtis, 'Chinese Glass-Making: Tradition and Transformation,' Arts of Asia, vol. 28, Nov.-Dec. 1998, No. 6, p. 103, illustrations 8 & 9, as of the period

A copy of the 1998 Arts of Asia volume accompanies this lot.

Bonhams. CHINESE, INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 10 Dec 2015 10:00 PST - SAN FRANCISCO