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Chinese carved Carnelian Brush Pot

China –  Circa 1910

DIMENSIONS:
6.5 in.H
17 cmH
DIAMETER
4.5 in. (11 cm)

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This hand carved Brush Pot has a deep cylinder well in its center as a container for calligraphy brushes in a scholar’s studio. Entirely made of red orange Carnelian agate (considered as the energy of blood), it is decorated with carved cranes and pine trees, both symbols of longevity. Rest on a carved wood stand.

OF THE PERIOD: Other
PLACE OF ORIGIN: China
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1910
PERIOD: 20th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Carved Carnelian
CONDITION: Excellent
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
DIMENSIONS:
6.5 in.H
17 cmH
DIAMETER
4.5 in. (11 cm)