Brush washer with lotus
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Stoneware with incised decoration and celadon glaze (Longquan ware)
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Diam. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1916
This is a rare example of a work produced at the prolific Longquan kilns for domestic, specifically scholarly, use. Exported for over five hundred years, Longquan wares have been found in Japan, Southeast Asia, the Islamic world, and Europe.
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