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Model

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Peter Cookson Smith

  • Museum number:

    FE.286-2005

  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 22

This is a model of a towel stand, made of earthenware with aubergine, turquoise, and white glaze. This type of earthenware figure was mass-produced to be buried with the deceased.

Physical description

Model of a towel stand, earthenware with aubergine, turquoise, and white glaze.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with glaze

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 cm

Descriptive line

Lead glazed earthenware model of a towel stand, Cer, China, Ming, 17th century.

Labels and date

Model of a towel stand
Ming dynasty
1600-1650

Earthenware with coloured glazes

P. Cookson Smith Gift
Museum no. FE.286-2005 [2007]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazing

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Death

Collection

East Asia Collection

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