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Brush washer with plum

17th century

Jade (nephrite)

2 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (5.7 × 13.3 cm)
Edward H. Dunlap, B.A. 1934, Fund
1984.19a-b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Bibliography: 

Maggie Bickford and Mimi Gardner Gates, Bones of Jade, Soul of Ice : the Flowering Plum in Chinese Art (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), no. 87.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 45, no. 59.

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