Brush Washer. Bowl of celadon jade carved with flowers, leaves, and bamboo in high relief; incised foliate design on body of bowl which has a shaped rim.

Brush Washer, 18th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Jadeexpand_more

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus L. Searleexpand_more  35.9.10

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This brush washer has the form of a hollowed lotus flower surrounded by lotus cupules and half-opened lotus blossoms; incising adds detail to the outer surfaces of the lotus petals. The rim of the vessel is irregularly shaped. The carving of the vessel is simple and rough.

Details
Title
Brush Washer
Role
Artist
Accession Number
35.9.10
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Brush Washer. Bowl of celadon jade carved with flowers, leaves, and bamboo in high relief; incised foliate design on body of bowl which has a shaped rim.