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19th Century Chinese Square Rosewood, Boxwood, and Bone Brush Pot

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A Chinese calligrapher worked with many types of brushes to achieve the perfect stroke and often stored his brushes in a special container that had personal meaning. Each side of this 19th century rosewood brush pot from Northern China is inlaid with boxwood and bone depictions of young boys holding auspicious items considered symbols of perpetuity. It is meticulously crafted with subtle feet, mitered edges and concealed joints.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5 in. x W 3.5 in. x D 3.5 in.H 12.7 cm x W 8.89 cm x D 8.89 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    BTF044
  • Reference Number
    LU820011543153
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