"kintsugi "the art to repair - the idea behind it is that the piece becomes more beautiful and valuable because it has been broken and has a history. this is also the philosophy when people overcoming suffering..
Blanc de Chine Porcelain. A Blanc de Chine Porcelain Brush-Washer or Wine Cup, Late Ming or Early Qing c.1640 - 1700. The Round Cup or Brush-Washer has a Small Shaped Handel Which is Flat on One Side and Rounded on the Other. R and G McPherson dealers in antique Chinese porcelain.