Pair of Fine White Beijing Glass Cups

18th/ 19th century

Description

Each masterfully fashioned as a large wine cup with deep rounded well, subtle expanding lip, and low foot.
Of a fine and deep even white color.White was an official ritual color from Yuan and Ming times on.In terms of color and fine quality it is likely these were intended for use at the Imperial Court.
Ca: late 18th/ 19th century
One with part of an old collector label to the underfoot.
Height: 2 ½ inches (6.4 cm)
Diameter: 3 1/8 inches (7.8 cm)

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