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Antique Chinese calligraphy wooden brush box

Antique Chinese calligraphy wooden brush box


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910: Item # 1236132

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this old wooden storage box was clearly made in a folk art tradition by or for a lower ranking individual, possibly a traveling scribe, or low ranking official. Fully opened, it has compartments for brushes, ink sticks, chops and seals, etc. The numerous splotches of old ink stains on the outside of the box indicate extensive use, under not the tidiest of circumstances. Sourced in southern China year back, it is the only box of this style that I have ever seen...