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Title

Brush washer

1662-1722

Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    "Bee-hive" water pot
    Place where the work was made
    Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China
    Period
    Kangxi 1662 - 1722 Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Date
    1662-1722
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain with pale celadon glaze over relief decoration
    Dimensions
    7.3 x 7.9 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1988
    Location
    Lower Asian gallery
    Accession number
    303.1988
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Jingdezhen ware

    Works in the collection

    119

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Jingdezhen

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

  • Provenance

    Colonel John Alston, 26 Jul 1969, London/England, offered for sale by Christie's on 26 July 1969, lot 136.

    J. Hepburn Myrtle, 26 Jul 1969-Aug 1988, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, purchased from Christie's sale through Bluett & Sons. Purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Aug 1988.

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