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Sieving the clay, late 18th century

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Prepared clay paste is carried to the workshops, where the women are sieving it with a fine horse-hair sieve. It is then strained through a bag made of a double layer of silk.

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  • Title: Sieving the clay, late 18th century
  • Location Created: Canton
  • Physical Dimensions: 19 x 20 cm
  • Original Language: Chinese
  • Provenance: Gift of Susan Chen Hardy
  • Transcript: 篩土 two seals 「檢」「尚」
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: ©Hong Kong Maritime Museum
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • object id: HKMM2012.0101.0005
  • Physical Format: Album leaf framed

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