Early 20th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot For Sale
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Early 20th Century Chinese Zitan Brush Pot

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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-growing hardwood. Mother of pearl and soapstone inlays embellish the brush pot with images of delicately flowering prune branches with a poetic inscription and the artist’s signature.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 6.75 in. x Dm 6.75 in.H 17.15 cm x Dm 17.15 cm
  • Diameter
    6.75 in. (17.15 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    CMKH070
  • Reference Number
    LU820015318712
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