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Brush Washer with Roses
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Brush Washer with Roses


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Description This brush washer would have been placed on a scholar's desk. The shape of this brush washer is often referred to as a "beehive" due to its wide base and only slightly narrower mouth. The entire vessel is coated with a clear glaze. On opposite sides of the vessel there are two roses painted on the white background in a copper red underglaze. The leaves and stems of the roses are painted on with overglaze enamels.
Exhibitions
  • Imperial Chinese Treasures from the Walters Collection. 0.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Reign Mark] In blue underglaze: da qing kang xi nian zhi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1710-1722
Medium
porcelain with underglaze red and enamels
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.697
Measurements
H: 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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