Chinese brush pot - Shou in landscape with crane, pines and bridge

Chinese brush pot - Shou in landscape with crane, pines and bridge

SKU: F207
$250.00Price

 

Chinese brush pot - Shou in landscape with crane, pines and bridge

 

Material and method: Hardwood; the quality and depth of the carving suggests that this piece may have been carved using handheld rotary carving tools. It has been stained and cleaned back to highlight the high relief.

 

Origin: Probably China.

 

Maker: Unknown, not signed, but made by a capable artist.

 

Age: Probably made in the last 50 years.

 

Dimensions: 17.5x 14 cm

 

Stock no: F207

 

Comments:

 

  • Shou represents longevity, holds the peach of immortality and a staff.

 

  • Brush pots were used for Chinese calligraphy to hold clean brushes upright and are one of the items from “the scholar’s table”, along with water droppers, ink stones, etc.

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