Porcelain brush-washer with flaring, fluted sides. The brush-washer has a white body and dark blue glaze. There is a double line incised just above the foot. There is an inscription on the base. The foot ring is unglazed, and burnt pale orange-brown.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 53 millimetres
- Diameter: 184 millimetres
Inscription CommentJiajing mark and period
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Lobed brush-washer with blue glaze
The form of this dish is modelled on an early fifteenth century shape. It is covered with a monochrome blue glaze and carries an incised Jiajing reign mark on the base.
Porcelain with blue glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD1522–66
Porcelain Brush-washer with flaring, fluted sides. Covered in dark blue glaze inside, outside and on base. White body burnt pale orange-brown visible on foot ring, and double line incised just above foot. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39433
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