David Anthony

Chinese Scholar's Brush Rest

Chinese Scholar's Brush Rest


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1800: Item # 1333528
David Anthony
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Alpharetta
Georgia
404-805-3301

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 $495.00 
This turquoise based enameled color scheme accents the gold and silver elements of this finely crafted and detailed scholar's brush used to hold calligraphy tools away from the table or paper. It depicts crane and deer on a rock ledge among fungus. We believe this rest to be made of silver with gold enameling. The underside has two marks which indicate dating in the late 18th / early 18th C. The condition has suffered over time as some enamel on the rocks has been chipped Dimension: 2 5/8" l