A rare yellow glass pomegranate-form water pot, Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1050. A rare yellow glass pomegranate-form water pot, Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark and of the period (1736-1795); 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

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The small waterpot has a globular body rising to a short waisted neck below a flared mouth in the form of five sepals. The glass is of transparent amber-yellow tone.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York