Chinese Jun ware brush washer of a wide broad cavetto, rising the rounded shallow sides. With tone ranges from a turquoise blue to olive-brown hues around rim, with two purple splashed accents on interior and rim. The glaze on the exterior stops uneven at the foot rim to expose the brown stoneware, enclosing the underglazed counter sunk base.
Dimensions: 2" H x 8-1/2" Dia.
From The Private Collections of Jean-Pierre Bradley. This special group of items were bought from an estate sale, the consignors were told that these items came from the first wife (pictured) of Jean-Pierre Bradley. Born in France and left in 1936 to become a long time resident from Georgia. A graduate of MIT in Electrical engineering was recruited to be involved in the initial planning of the first US ICBM. Throughout his life he had the opportunity to travel extensively . His travels led him to many foreign countries where he would buy treasures for his beloved wife. These items are believed to be a small part of the treasures he invested in. The Jean-Pierre Bradley's collections can be found from Lot-133 through Lot-174.