19th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush Towel Bar For Sale
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19th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush Towel Bar

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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 artist’s creative spirit. This early 20th-century calligraphy brush would have once been used to write official documents or compose poetry. The brush handle is made of carved animal bone, darkened with a light stain to bring out its ridged texture. Set on a custom steel wall mount, this calligraphy brush becomes a unique towel bar or paper towel holder, adding storied history to a kitchen or washroom.

Details

  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
    Qing
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1800
  • Period
    Early 19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-CarvedBone,Steel
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 2 in. x W 20 in. x D 4 in.H 5.08 cm x W 50.8 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    KK064FF
  • Reference Number
    LU820012452703
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