Black Lacquer and Gilt Brush Pot

c. 1850
$1,280 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 5.25" D: 5.25" H: 7.5"
Materials
Wood
Lacquer
Northern Elmwood
Collection #
BJAA111
Estimated Shipping
$75

This black lacquered brush pot, which was an essential fixture of a scholar's studio, is hand-painted with alternating depictions of garden scenes and flower motifs. These ornate gilt paintings have mellowed beautifully, revealing a depth of character that only time can achieve. This brush pot once held a collection of brushes for use in calligraphy and painting.

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