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Porcelain brush-washer in the form of a clam shell with two small feet and whorls around narrow end. The brush-washer has blue glaze on the interior and dark greenish-grey on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 34 millimetres
- Width: 114 millimetres
Published PDF date : 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Model of a shell
This brush washer is in the form of a shell. Inside it is glazed blue and outside is biscuit fired with tiny little molluscs applied.
Porcelain with blue glaze and biscuit-fired decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
Coarsely modelled porcelain brush-washer in the form of a clam shell with two small feet and whorls around narrow end. Covered in blue glaze inside and dark greenish-grey outside.
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Object reference number: RRC39405
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