Porcelain Brush-washer with lobed sides. Covered with coffee-coloured glaze and decorated in yellow and black overglaze enamels. Cranes among clouds inside, and four flower and fruit sprays outside. Base glazed, with mark.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 46 millimetres
- Diameter: 160 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark in a double circle in yellow enamel on the coffee-brown glazed base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Brush washer with cranes among clouds
This brush washer is decorated with cranes among clouds, flower and fruit sprays in yellow enamel with black enamel details all on a coffee-coloured ground. The base carries a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Jiajing emperor.
Porcelain with coffee-coloured glaze and yellow and black enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD1522–1566
PDF card: Acquired in Nov. 1923 from Yamanaka
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Object reference number: RRC39620
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