OBJECTS FOR THE SCHOLAR'S DESK, Hong Kong 2014
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Scholar’s Implements

AN IVORY BRUSHREST

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Length: 9.8cm

The brushrest is carved from a semi-circular section of ivory. It is minimally decorated with five shallow peaks and rests on a thin wooden base. The ivory is well patinated with natural age cracks.

明代 象牙筆架山子