15th Century Chinese Yuan Dynasty Period porcelain water washer, in shape of a shallow vessel, with a curved spout emerged on one side. The rounded rim raised from broad wide cavetto. The interior decorated with lotus flower blooms and duck within double fine rings conforming the cavetto. The rim with bands of flower blooms and foliate. The exterior with upturning lappets. The glaze stop slightly above the foot rim, revealed the pale-creme unglazed ground with radiating crackled marks in the firing.
Dimensions: 1-3/8" H x 7" W
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.