19th Century Chinese Blue and White Prunus Blossom Porcelain Brush Washer

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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.

 

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Porcelain
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    4 in. H
    10 cm H
  • Diameter
    5.75
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82006671183
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