OBJECTS FOR THE SCHOLAR'S DESK, Hong Kong 2016
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Scholar's Implements

A BURLWOOD BRUSHREST

QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

LENGTH: 13.1CM

The brushrest is made from a heavily knotted and gnarled section of burlwood in a form resembling a 菱角 water caltrop with terminals naturally curled outward. The burlwood has a glossy surface and is patinated to a deep caramel tone.

清代 癭木根筆架