Amethyst Peach

c. 1850
$1,480 USD
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W: 4.0" D: 3.5" H: 2.75"
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A Qing Dynasty scholar would have used this finely crafted amethyst brush washer to rinse the ink from his calligraphy brush. It is carved into the shape of a peach, from a single block of this semi-precious stone a symbol of immortality. Legends say that peach trees grew in the orchard of the ancient Chinese goddess the Queen Mother of the West.

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