Monumental Shagreen Calligraphy Brush

c. 1900
$880 USD
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H: 26.0" Dia: 4.0"
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One can imagine the broad, expressive strokes this large calligraphy brush once traced on paper. At one time wielded by a Chinese artist-scholar, the brush has a plush head of horsehair bristles. The wood handle is covered in shagreen, a lush material of the rough skin of shark or sting ray.

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