<em>Vase with Arabic Inscriptions</em>, 1736-1795. Glass, 10 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (26 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 47.219.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 47.219.22_PS11.jpg)

Vase with Arabic Inscriptions

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (26 x 13.7 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)


Accession Number: 47.219.22

Image: 47.219.22_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vase: bottle shape, with tall neck and flaring lip; on the body are three medallions bearing Arabic inscriptions, cut in sunk relief and picked out with gilding; color: sapphire blue. Inscription: (underneath foot) incised and gilded, a four-character mark "Qianlong nian zhi)" (Qianlong period made) Condition: good with no obvious flaws.

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