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Brush Pot

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G216
Brush Pot, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Huang-hua-li hardwood
Size: 10 x 12 1/8 in. (25.4 x 30.8 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century, Ming - early Ch'ing dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscription '#6820/229', in white pencil at underside base
Physical Description: carved exterior imitates root texture; repeated s-curve in carved design; circular raised platform at bottom of bowl, removes from pot
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 96.116.1a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009