Part of a calligrapher’s set of tools, the brush washer was used to remove excess ink from brushes. Made of porcelain and decorated in the traditional blue-and-white style, this 19th century vessel has a simple yet elegant round shape. Brushed with strokes of deep cobalt blue, the brush washer is decorated with delicate white prunes blossoms.
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture1850
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 4 in. x Dm 5.75 in.
H 10.16 cm x Dm 14.61 cm
- Diameter5.75 in. (14.61 cm)
- Seller locationChicago, IL
- Seller reference numberCMKH069A
- Reference numberLU82006671183
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