Stoneware five pronged brushrest fired red on the foot
- Object Number: 1938.P.40
- Simple Name: brushrest
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- Production Place: China
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- Summary: Stoneware five pronged brushrest fired red on the foot. Glazed turquoise and blue with an openwork band of ornament in the form of a bat and flowers.
- Terms:East Asian
- Credit: Gift of Captain George Warre via The Art Fund.
- Additional Notes: Bats are considered an auspicious animal in Chinese symbolism as their name, fu, is a homonym for the Chinese word for happyness.
- Contact: Potteries Museum and Art Gallery