A turquoise glass ‘Peony’ bowl and a yellow glass ‘Figure’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s
the first carved with a phoenix and a peony spray, the opaque glass of bright turquoise colour, the second with two panels enclosing an immortal holding a ruyi and a boy swaying a banner, the latter either carrying a bag or playing the drum, the base of the yellow bowl inscribed with an apocryphal four-character Qianlong seal mark; 16.5 and 15.9 cm., 6 1/2 and 6 1/4 in.
Sotheby’s, Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 24 Nov 2014, 02:30 PM