Material and Medium: Ivory, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 165 x 140 x 125mm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4 15/16in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.324
This brush holder has four panels decorated with peony, chrysanthemum, lotus and plum flowers.
The alternate panels are inscribed with a verse:
'The golden colours of last autumn are not yet shed, yet new blooms are reflected in the water as in a long mirror. Queen among all flowers, the graceful lotus offers its lingering fragrance'