A rock crystal brush washer

A rock crystal brush washer

1013-095

18th century
Length: 3 3/8 in, 8.6 cm

In the form of a hollowed peach, issuing from a fruiting, flowering stem which is carved in high relief on the side of the vessel, beside which is a monkey, with incised hair, large round eyes and a curling tail. The material varies in tone from icy white to pale grey.