East Asian Art
Brush WasherMade in Owari (present-day Aichi Prefecture), Japan, Asia
Meiji Period (1868-1912), Late 19th century
Kataoka Ikkō, Japanese, active from 1848
Glazed porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration (Seto ware)
Currently not on view
1897-293The General Hector Tyndale Memorial Collection, 1897
LabelThe small figure on the boat represents a kappa, a mythical creature that lives in the water and plays pranks on human beings.