Lot 778. A carved blue glass lotus leaf-form bowl, 18th-19th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.
The bowl is carved as a large lotus leaf with gently undulating edges. The interior is carved with a pair of goldfish in relief while the underside is carved with a frog and lotus bouquet to form the foot.
Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1925.
The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in 1925.