Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Brush-holder with Figures of Chinese Children Unrolling a Scroll

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1780
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
White porcelain decorated with blue under the glaze and grey enamel (Hirado ware)
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893
Accession Number:
93.3.422
Not on view
Captain Frank Brinkley , Tokyo (1893; sold to Smith). ; Charles Stewart Smith , New York (1893; donated to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Immortals and Sages: Fusuma Paintings from Ryoan-Ji and the Lore of China in Japanese Art," 1993.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human and Not-So-Human Figure in Japanese Art," 1996.

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