Pair of hexagonal mould-blown glass vases. Made of glass in imitation of realgar, a poisonous substance thought by Daoists to be capable of conferring immortality.

An00042445 001 l

Thing

Exhibition
CSO 2010, possible
Made Of
stone, glass
Type of Thing
vase
Techniques
blown, moulded
Ware
Chinese Glass

People

Acquired From
Sloane, Hans to The British Museum

Place

Found In
China
In Gallery
G33/Ch/case59, 06 Apr 1993
Made In
Beijing

Time

Acquired In
1753
Made
1723-1750
Period/Culture
Qing dynasty

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