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Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a good example of a Chinese Calligraphy brush crafted from hand carved and lacquered wooden beads and carved bone. The deep red lacquer of the brash makes it a great decorati...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Bone, Wood, Lacquer

  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush
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  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush
H 17.5 in. Dm 1 in.
Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique glazed brush pot also came from a collection. Having lite purple background and applied birds surround on a cherry branch Add to your collection.
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Antique 1860s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Ceramic

  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
H 6.5 in. W 4 in. D 4.25 in.
Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique Chinese Brush Pot is very colorful having an "APPLIED" bird and fruit design Use as a chopstick holder or Calligraph Brush holder Add to your collection.  
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Antique 1820s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Ceramic

  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
  • Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
H 5.25 in. W 4 in. D 4.5 in.
Chinese Porcelain Figural Brush Pot or Brush Washer
Located in San Antonio, TX
Charming brush washer with a reclining scholar figure holding a cup in very soft shades of blue, green, lavender and white with accents of black for his hat and finely painted facial...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot
Located in Atlanta, GA
Chinese Huanghuali brush pot 18th century Carved cylindrical Chinese scholar’s brush pot, composed from the extincted Huanghuali wood. Beautiful whorl pattern wood grain with seve...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Wood

  • Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot
  • Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot
  • Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot
  • Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot
H 5.88 in. Dm 5.38 in.
Chinese Calligraphy Brush Bone Handle
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with handmade bone handle. A beautiful brush that is perfect for making art or as an design element. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush Bone Handle
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush Bone Handle
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush Bone Handle
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush Bone Handle
H 12 in. W 1.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Fencai Brush Pot, China, Kangxi Period
Located in Roma, IT
Fencai brush pot is a Chinese Fencai ceramic decorative object of Kangxi period, with the traditional floral decoration and the auspicious "nine peaches" motif. In excellent cond...
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20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Porcelain

Chinese Calligraphy Brush, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was part of the Four Treasures found in a scholar’s studio. Arguably the most important tool, the brush served as a direct link to the ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Chinese Calligraphy Brush, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was among the four treasures found in a traditional scholar’s studio. The brush served as a direct link to the artist’s creative spirit...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Finely Carved Chinese Brush Holder Pot
Located in Atlanta, GA
Chinese Rosewood brush holder (pen pot) circa late Qing dynasty. Finely carved on surface with a sitting Buddha on lotus throne holding his hands in Vitarka mudra, which signifies th...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Wood

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Carved Serpentine Balls
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with carved serpentine balls. A beautiful brush that is perfect for making art or as an design element. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Cypress Brush Pot, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Set alongside the four treasures of the study - the calligraphy brush, ink, paper, and inkstone - a brush pot or scroll holder was a fixture on every traditional scholars' desk. Once...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Cypress

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Basket Weave Serpentine
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful large 13" Chinese calligraphy brush with handmade serpentine gemstone handle. The handle is hand carved with an intricate basket weave pattern extending the entire length...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Serpentine

Large Chinese Huanghuali Wood Brush Pen Holder
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large Huanghuali brush pen holder, an object prized among Chinese scholars for centuries in Ming and Qing dynasties. The current cylindrical form was made from an impressive block ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Wood

Green Overlay Chinese Peking Glass Brush Pot
Located in London, by appointment only
Green-overlay Chinese peking glass brush pot of cylindrical form, decorated on a purple-tinted ground with two scholars in a boat drifting across a lotus pond below willow trees, ap...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Glass

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Olive Jasper Barrel Beads
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with handmade olive jasper barrel beads. An unique brush that is perfect for making art or as an design element. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

19th Century Antique Chinese Agate Brush Washer
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century Chinese agate brush washer, decorated in the from of a flower diameter 10cm, high 6cm.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furni...

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Agate

Chinese Calligraphy Brush 16" Jade Archer's Rings
Located in Somis, CA
A very large, near 16" Chinese calligraphy brush consisting a collection of 7 jade Archer's rings. Historically such rings were worn by archers to protect their fingers in hunting or...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Stacked 60 Jade Disks
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful large Chinese calligraphy brush with stack of 60 hand carved jade disks. This is an oversize brush displaying a great collection of jade of various color and origin. A very...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Chinese 19th Century Square Huanghuali Brush Pot
Located in London, by appointment only
Huanghuali brush pot, Qing dynasty, 19th century of square form with high relief carved sides, the base having four short integral feet. Dimensions approximate.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furni...

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Hardwood

  • Chinese 19th Century Square Huanghuali Brush Pot
  • Chinese 19th Century Square Huanghuali Brush Pot
  • Chinese 19th Century Square Huanghuali Brush Pot
  • Chinese 19th Century Square Huanghuali Brush Pot
H 5.91 in. W 3.15 in. D 3.15 in.
Chinese Calligraphy Brush Matte Blue Grey Quartz
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with handmade stone handle. The stone is a beautiful large 1.5" blue grey colored quartz in matte finish. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Quartz

Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was among the Four Treasures found in a traditional scholar’s studio. The brush served as a direct link to the artist’s creative spirit...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Burl

  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
H 11.5 in. W 1.25 in. D 1.25 in.
19th Century Chinese Gnarled Brush Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
A brush pot, such as this one made in Hainan province, may once have sat on the desk of a learned scholar next to his brushes, inkpot, and ink stone. Made of rustic, gnarled wood, th...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Early 20th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Chicago, IL
During the early 20th century Chinese scholar would have used this finely made calligraphy brush to write official documents or compose poetry. He would have held the handle upright ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Fruitwood

Early 20th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was part of the four treasures found in a scholar’s studio. Arguably the most important tool, the brush served as a direct link to the ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Wood

19th Century Chinese Carved Bone and Horsehair Brush
Located in Valladolid, ES
Beautiful Chinese brush in carved bone with differents Dragons with five claws, because it symbolizes the Emperor, it has a horse hair, it’s in a very good condition with age and use...
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Antique 1890s Chinese Chinese Export Antiquities

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Bone

19th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
This hand-carved brush pot, bitong in Chinese, likely contained calligraphy brushes on a desk in a scholar’s studio. It is carved of Zitan, a dark, precious, and now extinct Chinese ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Zitan

  • 19th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot
  • 19th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot
  • 19th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot
  • 19th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot
H 8 in. W 7.25 in. D 6.5 in.
19th Century Antique Chinese Jadeite Brush Washer with Dragon
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century Chinese jadeite brush washer, decorated in the from of dragon, external rim diameter 6cm, high 3cm. Inside 4cm x 2.5cm x 2cm, very beautiful mini piece with carv...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Jade

Marked Chinese Porcelain 1970s-1980s ProC Brush Washer Marked Landscape
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely decorated brush washer with a scene of landscape. Marked at base. Condition: Overall condition; perfect. Size: Approximate 218mm Period: 20th century PRoC (1949-now).
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Early 20th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
A brush pot or bitong, such as this one, was often found among a scholar’s brushes, inkpot, and inkstone. This beautiful example is carved from zitan, a highly prized rare and slow-g...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Soapstone

Marked Chinese Porcelain 1970s-1980s ProC Brush Washer Marked Landscape
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely decorated brush washer with a scene of birds in trees. Marked at base. Condition: Overall condition; perfect. Size: Approximate 218mm Period: 20th century PRoC (194...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Cloisonné Dragon Calligraphy Brush, 1 Brush
Located in Somis, CA
For sale is ONE brush. PLEASE MESSAGE US WITH YOUR CHOICE OF COLOR. Beautiful calligraphy brushes in fine cloisonné featuring dragons. A true work of art, these brilliantly colored, ...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Metal

  • Cloisonné Dragon Calligraphy Brush, 1 Brush
  • Cloisonné Dragon Calligraphy Brush, 1 Brush
  • Cloisonné Dragon Calligraphy Brush, 1 Brush
  • Cloisonné Dragon Calligraphy Brush, 1 Brush
H 17.25 in. W 1.25 in. D 1.25 in.
19th Century Monumental Chinese Carved Rosewood Brush Pot
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Rare and unusual 19th century monumental Chinese rosewood brush pot carved from a large, solid trunk. Beautiful crafted with a subtle hourglass cylindrical shape. Featuring rich and ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Rosewood

Artisan's Cache of 25 Old Chinese Paint Calligraphy Bamboo Brushes
Located in Shelburne, VT
Here's a rare find from a collector we visited in Japan. A very unusual treasure from Japan. This is a cache of old Chinese and Japanese bamboo paint and calligraphy artist brush...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Showa Prints

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Bamboo

Chinese Jade Calligraphy Brush and Stand Set of Five
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful new collection of calligraphy brushes with jade beads. Featured here a set of four pieces, each adorned with hand carved serpentine beads. These brushes make stunning displ...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Multi-gemstone, Serpentine

19th Century Chinese Burl and Rosewood Brush Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
Placed beside his inkpot and insktone, this 19th century brush pot once held select calligraphy brushes in a scholar’s studio. Carved of burl and rosewood, the brush pot is simply de...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Burl, Lacquer, Rosewood

19th Century Chinese Mountain Form Stone Brush Washer
Located in Chicago, IL
Set beside the four treasures of the scholars' desk, this naturally-formed stone brush washer would have been used by a Qing-dynasty scholar to rinse the ink from his calligraphy bru...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Export Porcelain Brush Pot Blue and White Hand Painted Dragons
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a high quality Chinese export porcelain brush pot, finely hand painted in blue and white depicting two imperial 5 toed dragons among clouds. These brush pots are often use...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Porcelain

Large Zitan Huanghuali Hardwood Brush Pot Bitong, Qing Dynasty, China
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large Zitan Huanghuali hardwood brush pot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, China Measures: Height 12 diameter 12.75 in.
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Zitan

Artisan's Cache of 20 Old Chinese Paint Calligraphy Bamboo Brushes
Located in Shelburne, VT
Here's a rare find from a collector we visited in Japan. A very unusual treasure from Japan. This is a cache of old Chinese and Japanese bamboo paint and calligraphy artist brush...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Showa Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo

Antique Chinese Hand Carved Boxwood Prosperity Crab Basket or Brush Pot
Located in San Francisco, CA
Antique Chinese hand carved boxwood prosperity crab basket or brush pot Fine old brush pot that can also be used a vase Dimensions 5.5" diameter at the base x 11.5" high Goo...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Boxwood

Blue and White Porcelain Chinese Calligraphy Brushes Set of Two
Located in Somis, CA
The beautiful collection consists one brush with hand painted blue and white porcelain balls of the character "longevity", and one with a finely painted bone handle between 2 blue an...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Bone, Porcelain

Hand Carved Rose Quartz Chinese Brush Washer on Custom Stand
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese brush washer in the form of a peach, which represents wisdom. The peach is hand carved from rose quartz, a semi precious stone, and the stand was hand carved to fit. Whether ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Scholar's Objects

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Wood, Rose Quartz

Chinese Export Brush Pot or Bitong Porcelain, Hand Painted with Three Lion Dogs
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good Chinese export porcelain brush pot or Bitong hand painted in polychrome enamels with an apocryphal six figure Kangxi mark but dating to the mid-20th century. Thi...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Porcelain

19th Century Pair of Chinese Scholar's Carved Bamboo Brush Pots Brass
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Hand carved intricate Chinese scholar's bamboo brush pots with brass rings and script. Original warm patina and some cracks as photographed present, circa 1880s.     
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Antique 1880s Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo

Chinese Blue and White Painted Porcelain Brush Pot with Stand, Qing Dynasty
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
This blue and white porcelain brush pot was intended to hold brushes, pens, and other calligraphy tools. Brushed with a rich blue glaze, the pot is painted with four figures in a rur...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics

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Porcelain

Original Liberty London 19th Century Chinese Canton Brush Painting Watercolor
By Liberty & Co.
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare original 19th century watercolor brush painting depicting a scene of typical every day Chinese life retailed through Liberty London....
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Modern Paintings and Screens

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Paint

Chinese Qing Dynasty Porcelain Spotted Deer Brush Washer, Mid-19th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A charming and elegant Chinese brush washer in the form of a recumbent spotted deer, Qing dynasty, circa 1850. The graceful animal modeled with legs folded under its body, head tur...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Porcelain

Late 19th-Early 20th Century Carved Chinese Agate Brush Washer on Rosewood Stand
Located in Hudson, NY
From the Estate of C.Z. Guest. This fine small washer carved from naturally banded agate in the form of a lotus leaf is carved top and bottom with natural details and to good effect ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Agate

Chinese Porcelain Brush Pot Hand Painted in Under-Glaze Red, 18th Century Qing
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good Chinese porcelain Brush Pot or Bitong hand painted, under-glaze, in red / red-brown enamels with antiques, incense burners, precious things and other motifs and s...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics

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Porcelain

Antique Ceramic Brush Holder
Located in New York, NY
A charming Chinese antique ceramic brush holder, from Shanxi Province, c. 1900. A terrific desk or kitchen piece. CR642
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Ceramic

Extra Large Stone Vintage Caligraphy Brushes
Located in Chicago, IL
These are two huge vintage calligraphy brushes from Asia probably from the 1960s The stones are various colors and different sizes in each brush They are in great condition!
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Decorative Art

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Stone

Chinese Bamboo Brush Pot or Bitong Finely Carved and Signed, Early 19thC. Qing
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a finely hand-carved Chinese bamboo scholars Brush Pot or bitong which we date to the early 19th century of the Qing dynasty, circa 1830, but could be earlier. The bamboo ha...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Red Faux Coral Calligraphy Brush
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful one of a kind handmade calligraphy brush with vibrant red faux coral. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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Late 20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Resin, Bone

  • Red Faux Coral Calligraphy Brush
  • Red Faux Coral Calligraphy Brush
  • Red Faux Coral Calligraphy Brush
  • Red Faux Coral Calligraphy Brush
H 1.5 in. W 13 in. D 1.5 in.
Japanese Edo Six-Panel Silver Leaf Screen with Chinese Brush Calligraphy
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Large Japanese Edo period six-panel folding silver leaf screen featuring Chinese style brush calligraphy of a poem. Squares of silver leaf with a vintage patina and calligraphy scrip...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Silver Leaf, Brass

Serpentine Calligraphy Brush Bamboo Form 16"
Located in Somis, CA
One of a kind, large green serpentine gemstone brush in bamboo form with carved bamboo leaves. Serpentine is a beautiful stone highly valued for its similarity to nephrite jade in ce...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Serpentine

Calligraphy Brushes Set of 4 Large Colored Quartz
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful set of 4 large Chinese calligraphy brushes with quartz handles. Brushes are handmade with horse hair. These are large, substantial brushes that are perfect for painting or ...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Japanese Antique Calligraphy Brushes Book, 1893
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions We recently found this substantial 112 page calligraphy brushes book entitled Shohou Shoron by artist Ishikawa Kosai created in 1893, during ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Paper

Calligraphy Brushes Set of 5, Horn Ferrule, Handmade
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful set of 5 Chinese calligraphy brushes with glass-bead handles and unique natural bamboo tailbones. The green glass brushes have beautiful natural buffalo Horn ferrule. Brush...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Horn, Bamboo, Glass

Serpentine Calligraphy Brushes Set of Two Bamboo Form
Located in Somis, CA
This special collection consists two vintage handmade serpentine brushes in bamboo forms. Bone ferrules with horse hair. Perfect for making calligraphy or painting, or simply as inte...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Serpentine

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Chinese Brush Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic chinese brush art available at 1stDibs. Each chinese brush art for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, stone and bone. If you’re shopping for a chinese brush art, we have 48 options in-stock, while there are 13 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect chinese brush art —, we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A chinese brush art, designed in the Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one chinese brush art that is appealing in its simplicity, but Liberty & Co. Produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much are Chinese Brush Art?

The average selling price for a chinese brush art at 1stDibs is $680, while they’re typically $75 on the low end and $12,000 for the highest priced.