Branch Form Calligraphy Brush

c. 1900
$188 USD SOLD
Dimensions
Dia: 1.75"
Materials
Wood
Collection #
KK064L
Estimated Shipping
$20

This 19th century broad stroke calligraphy brush has a tree branch handle that was carved by an artisan to enhance the look of the "bark". In China during the Qing Dynasty, when this unique brush was made, a true scholar was required to be a fine calligrapher. Young men who were taking examinations were not only graded on their responses to the test’s questions, but on their skills in wielding a calligraphy brush like this one.

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