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photographer E-Yaji.
The Marakovic Collection  
Figure: (I.79) 
I.79 zoomable images


Vision of Geologic Time

Famille rose enamels on translucent glass; with a flat lip and flat foot; painted with a continuous scene of two cranes, each carrying a tally in its beak, in flight at sunrise over an ocean from which rise a rocky island growing with fruiting peach trees and the gold-tiled roofs of two submerged buildings; the foot inscribed in seal script Qianlong nian zhi 乾隆年製 (‘Made in the Qianlong era’)
Imperial, Yangzhou, 1770–1799
Height: 5.10 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.50/1.50 cm
Stopper: glass, carved with a coiled chi dragon

Robert Hall, 1999

For the subject matter, see the discussion of no. I.141 in the text.


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