Water CoupeArtist(s)Object Creation DateQing dynasty (18th - 19th century)Medium & Supportporcelain with glazeCredit LinePromised gift of William C. Weese, M.D., LSA ‘65Subject matter
Brush washers were used for removing excess ink from the brush and are essential tools in the traditional art of Chinese calligraphy and painting. These functional objects were often made into beautiful works of art through exquisite design and the use of precious materials, such as zitan, jade and porcelain.
Peachbloom water coupe with scalloped edges and motifs of lotus leaf, frog, and dragon fly.Primary Object ClassificationCeramicCollection AreaAsianRights
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lotus (plant, general)