18 septembre 2019

A carved blue glass lotus leaf-form bowl, 18th-19th century

A carved blue glass lotus leaf-form bowl, 18th-19th century

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Lot 778. A carved blue glass lotus leaf-form bowl, 18th-19th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000Price 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.

ProvenanceKate 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.  

Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September 2019


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