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Dish
(玻璃碟)
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period 1723-1735

Medium
glass
Measurements
6.4 × 21.3 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
China
Inscription
engraved on base c.: 雍正 / 年製 (all in a square)
Accession Number
3614-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of John H. Connell, 1936
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The glass dish is blue tinged and is deeply engraved with two pair of dragons. In each pair, the dragons are facing each other with a seal character of shou 壽 meaning ‘long life’ between them. Between their tales are stylized floral decorations.