Moon Toad Gallery 金蟾玉堂 東亞美術

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1700: Item # 1204640

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Used as a brush washer the body of this vessel is decorated with a band of archaistic animal motifs, the handle with a dragon head biting in the rim, the four legs with zoomorphic features. China, Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Height: 8 cm. Length: 14,5 cm. For a similar piece see: "Scholars Desk Materials from the Libraries of the Daimyo Treasures from the Tokugawa Art Museum No.4, plate 194.

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