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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.183.C
Title
Large Brush with Jade Handle
Classification
Artists' Tools
Work Type
brush
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205435
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pale greenish-white nephrite; brush head made of fur
Dimensions
overall, jade handle and brush: L. 31.5 × max. Diam. 3.5 cm (12 3/8 × 1 3/8 in.)
jade handle only: Diam. 1.5 × L. 23.3 cm (9/16 × 9 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.185.183.C
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Illustrated Catalogue of an Extraordinary Collection of Imperial Jades and Other Beautiful Objects ... : mostly from the private collection of the late Captain J.F. Peel ... to be sold at unrestricted public sale by order of Messrs. Yamanaka & Co. .., auct. cat., American Art Association (New York, NY, 1912), no. 219 (illustrated with brush holder and other implements)

Exhibition History

Transformations: Asia East and West, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/19/1992 - 02/14/1993

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/01/2016 - 06/09/2017

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