water-pot / brush-rest
Porcelain brush-rest and water-pot in form of finely modelled dragon among waves, with dragon forming brush-rest and wave forming the water-pot, flaming pearl and lingzhi on either side of wave, and fish, crab and crayfish inside. The brush-rest has a white, biscuit-fired body.
- Height: 45 millimetres
- Width: 137 millimetres
- Depth: 57 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Brush rest and water pot
This biscuit-fired porcelain brush-rest and water-pot comprises a dragon as the brush-rest and wave as water-pot. It has been produced in a mould, hand-finished and fired without a glaze.
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD 1700–1800
On display: G95/dc45/sh3
PDF card: Elphinstone Gift
White porcelain combination brush-rest and water-pot in form of dragon among waves. Biscuit-fired and finely modelled, with dragon forming brush-rest and wave forming the water-pot. Flaming pearl and lingzhi on either side of wave, with fish, crab and crayfish inside.
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Object reference number: RRC39395
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