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Asian Art

Brush Washer

18th century

Porcelain with crackled glaze

2 in. (5.1 cm)
13/16 × 2 × 2 in. (2 × 5.1 × 5.1 cm)
Gift of Dr. Yale Kneeland, Jr., B.A. 1922
1958.88.48
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ralph M. Chait, New York; "AEH" sticker

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 19, 43, no. 23.

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