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Large Ornamental Chinese Calligraphy Brush

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1980   item# 1157028 (stock# 412AOG)

Large Ornamental Chinese Calligraphy Brush
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$175 

This large calligraphy brush (brush pen or pi) used in writing, is decorated as if for a high official's use.[40A] The handle is made of varying lengths and tints of segments of bone which are decorated with different incised tree and leaf patterns (e.g. pine, bamboo), then are inked black. Next, free hand, or boneless, painted perching birds, some with long tails, were done over the incised branches. This decor is seen on all sides of the handle. The bristles are long (> 5") and probab ...click for details

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