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Title

Brush washer

1662-1722


Artist

Jingdezhen ware

China


Details


Other Title

"Bee-hive" water pot


Place where the work was made

Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province 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

Not on display


Accession number

303.1988


Artist information

Jingdezhen ware

Works in the collection

119


Place

Where the work was made
Jingdezhen

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


J. Hepburn Myrtle, Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Sydney, 1977, 29. cat.no. 51

Jackie Menzies and Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Asian Collection Handbook, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Chinese Painting', pg. 42-52, Sydney, 1990, 42 (colour illus.), 43.

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Scholar's Studio', Sydney, 2003, 160 (colour illus.).