Wine Cup

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Object Name: 
Wine Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.6.1 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.4 cm; Rim Diam: 5.6 cm; Foot Diam: 2.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1696-1723
Web Description: 
透明刻花玻璃对杯
Department: 
Provenance: 
Interart, Source
1976-04-30
Primary Description: 
Wine Cup. Colorless glass; blown with diamond-point engraving. Cup shape; flaring upward to thin everted rims; overall engraved design with blossoming vine and three birds, each carrying a fungus (?) spray in the beak; flat circular base with rounding rim.
Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame: Later Chinese Glass
Venue(s)
China House Gallery 1990-04-19 through 1990-06-17
Curated by Claudia Brown and Donald Robiner
Luminous Colours: 2000 Years of Chinese Glass (2010) illustrated, fig. 7; BIB# AI99334
European Contributions to the Chinese Glass of the Early Qing Period (1993) illustrated, pp. 93-94, fig. 1;
Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame: Later Chinese Glass (1990) illustrated, p. 48 (#11); BIB# 33493