Ivory Calligraphy Brush

c. 1850
$980 USD
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Dimensions
W: 11.75" D: 0.5" H: 0.5"
Materials
Bone
Natural Material
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
KK064G
Estimated Shipping
$30

Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was part of the Four Treasures found in a scholar’s studio. Arguably the most important tool, the brush served as a direct link to the artist’s creative spirit. Fashioned from ivory, the slim handle of this brush sat well in the hand, finely etched with auspicious symbols. A lush hank of horsehair bristles held copious amounts of ink to create graceful brushstrokes.

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