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Brush washer (Hongmu shuiyin) for the scholarâs table

Brush washer (Hongmu shuiyin) for the scholar’s table

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1218391

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A small, square brush washer (shuiyin) for the scholar’s table made of carved Chinese mahogany (hongmu). The piece has been made of two parts, joined together at the middle ( see photo no. 6 ) and has upward tapering sides with recessed corners and a rounded opening. Qing, late 19th cent. W 5.5 X 5.5 cm, H 3.4 cm. Condition: Very fine (signs of wear).