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Brush holder
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 210 x 130mm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.325
This brush holder is decorated with long-tailed birds flying among peony flowers. Legend has it that the phoenix is the king of birds and the peony the king of flowers. A combination of the two means wealth and rank, bright prospects and happiness.
Display Location: In Store
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