A yellow overlay glass vase, a white glass yen yen and a sapphire-blue glass bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s
the first modelled from a clear yellow glass overlaid with a layer of opaque yellow glass, carved through the transparent ground with a long-tailed bird perched on a rock among large sprays of peony and prunus; the second with an opaque milky-white body similarly carved with prunus and peony, the neck collared with upright leaves; the clear sapphire-blue bowl carved with birds and flowers, including prunus, chrysanthemum, orchid, prunus and bamboo; 20.8, 20.9 and 16.2 cm., 8 1/4 , 8 1/4 , and 6 3/8 in.
PROVENANCE: The yellow overlay glass vase:
Collection of Professor P.H. and Mrs. T. Plesch.
Sotheby’s London, 12th November 1979, lot 39.
Sotheby’s, Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 24 Nov 2014, 02:30 PM