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Brush Washer

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with peach-bloom glaze
Dimensions:
Diam. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm); Diam. of rim 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950. This work has been deaccessioned from the Museum’s collection because the work is a multiple and identical pieces exist in the collection. In accordance with the Museum’s policy, due to the value of the work (over $50,000) and the fact that it has been on exhibition in the Museum in the preceding ten years, public notice is being given that the Museum plans to dispose of the work via public auction. If you have comments on the Museum’s plan to dispose of the work, please send them to deaccessioning@metmuseum.org.
Accession Number:
50.145.280
Not on view
Marking: Nianhao mark of Kangxi (six characters in blue on bottom)
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