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Brush Washer in Shape of a Leaf

1723–35
Overall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)
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The potter detailed the edge of this plantain leaf with holes to make it appear as if a worm had snacked on it.

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The leaf-shaped brush washer came with a carved wooden stand that was made separately. It reflects how the object was previously used, displayed, and appreciated.
Brush Washer in Shape of a Leaf

Brush Washer in Shape of a Leaf

1723–35

China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Yongzheng reign (1723-1735)

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