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Chinese Mountain Form Scholars' Stone Brush Washer

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A Qing-dynasty scholar would have used this organically shaped brush washer to rinse the ink from his calligraphy brush. Made of jasper, the vessel’s naturally gnarled shape showcases the stone’s speckled appearance. Such novelties inspired scholars who surrounded themselves with objects derived from nature’s most curious forms. A wooden frame custom made to the vessel’s curves elevates this practical object to a work of art.        

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870
  • Period
    1870-1879
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 4.5 in. x W 5.75 in. x D 3 in.H 11.43 cm x W 14.61 cm x D 7.62 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    BTC017
  • Reference Number
    LU82009099223
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