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Brush Washer

late 17th–early 18th century

Porcelain with moonlight glaze (Jingdezhen ware)

1 1/2 × 4 3/4 in. (3.8 × 12.1 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.101
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi period (1662–1722)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 30, no. 44.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 22, 36, 45, no. 71.

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.