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Asian Art

Brush Washer with Lotus

10th - 11th century

Porcelain with incised decoration under glaze (Ding ware)

3/4 × 4 1/2 in. (1.9 × 11.5 cm)
Wayland Wells Williams, B. A. 1910, Collection, Gift of Mrs. Frances Wayland Williams
1947.74
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 149, no. 293, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 17, 43, no. 20, fig. 7.

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