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Lot 0161
Dimensions: 5-1/8" H x 8-7/8" Dia.

Fabulous, Chinese Ming Dynasty Period, Xuande yellow monochrome porcelain brush washer. Deep curvature, of a shallow vessel, round straight upward to slight cone, flaring to the opening mouth rim, raised with a slightly round footing. All reserved hand painted ornamentations are rendered masterfully covered in an even coat of a deep yellow glaze which terminates at the base to reveal the pure white underglaze. The yellow glaze creates a mottled effect around the rim which is likened unto the blushing of human skin. The foot rim reveals the cut edges during the making process, and the receded central interior base left white underglaze. A characteristic heaped and piled effect, the underglaze deep yellow concentrates in certain areas, bubbling through the surface of the glaze and turning a deep brown. This inadvertently gave texture, energy, and shading to the design. This inadvertently gave texture, energy, and shading to the design. The clay is very fine, with a brilliant glaze finish that was applied by a meticulous, the shape is uniformly proportioned
Mark on under base, a vertical six underglaze blue script characters reign mark, enclosed within double fine blue rings, Xuande Reign Period of Great Ming Dynasty.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
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Dimensions

in

Starting Bid

$500

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XUANDE YELLOW MONOCHROME BRUSH WASHER

Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
3d
3h
16m
51s
$5001 bid
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