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brush washer
  • China
  • brush washer, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • jade
  • Object Length: 14 cm
    Object Length: 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Helen Marcy Johnson & Arthur S. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0180

Light green jade bowl in magnolia blossom shape with deeply undercut attached foliage, branches and blossoms. Relatively muddy color and crude carving.