Enamel Painted Bird and Flower Vase

Object Name: 
Enamel Painted Bird and Flower Vase

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Object Name: 
Enamel Painted Bird and Flower Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.6.1 A
Overall H: 16.2 cm, Diam: 8.3 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
360 Image: 

Enamel Painted Bird and Flower Vase (A)

Web Description: 
Anonymous Source
["Qianlong Nianzhi” reign mark]
Enameled blue
Primary Description: 
Enamel Painted Bird and Flower Vase. Slightly translucent milk-white glass; blown and enamel painted. Flattened pear-shaped body; circular rim with rounded lips; varying landscapes in vary-colored enamels including rocks, flowering chrysanthemums, camellias and other plants and grasses, two pheasants (male and female ?), two black and white warblers on body; inscription in black at upper right, preceded by a red seal, and followed by two red seals; narrow band of magenta of delicate vine scrolls around foot-collar; oval base with hollowed center; four-character marks of “乾隆年制 Qianlong Nianzhi” reign mark, in blue enamel.
Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015) illustrated, p. 8 (fig. 13); BIB# 720305
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 38, top row, second from left; BIB# 35681
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 37, #31; BIB# 33211
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 36-37, #30; BIB# 21161
Art in Glass (1955) p. 147;
Ku Yueh Hsuan - A New Hypothesis (1949-1950) pp. 116-125;