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Brush holder
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 227 x 123 x 108mm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 x 4 1/4in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.259
This brush holder is elaborately carved with figures in an idealised park or garden. There are pavilions, covered walkways and stands of bamboo and pine with a lotus pool. All these plants tare both lucky and decorative. Figures in the garden are engaged in pleasant pastimes: fishing in the lotus pool, playing chess, reading books, drinking tea and being waited on at table.
Display Location: In Store
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