Brush-rest of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.
4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in
T. W. Kennion, dealer; from whom purchased by John Sparks Ltd., December 1928; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 13 February 1929, £15; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.
John Sparks Ltd., Stock Book 1928 p.59, December 1928, stock no.1318, bought from Kennion; Day Book 1929 p.363, 9 January 1929,: '1 fine Kanghsi green ground brush rest'.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1929, p.33: ‘One fine old Chinese green ground porcelain brush rest, Kanghsi period 1662-1723’.