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Brush Pot

18th century

Opaque white glass with enamels

3 7/16 × 2 3/8 × 2 3/8 in. (8.7 × 6 × 6 cm)
Bequest of Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.241a-b
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (died 1940), New York, NY; bequest in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 36, 45, no. 75.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.