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Stock number:

AW50

 

Period:

19th century

 

Type:

Scholar's Table

 

Size:

Length: 11.5 cm; 4 in

 

Price:

p.o.a.

 

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Object Details

 

Item name:

A CHINESE BRUSH REST

 

A CHINESE BRUSH REST

 

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Description:

A moulded brush rest shaped like three beasts and painted in iron red and blue, the central larger beast flanked on each side by a slightly smaller, all seated on a base of stylised rockwork in dark underglaze blue enamels, each beast with a small hole on the top or the sides of their heads, to hold the brushes, the central beast with pierced holes at both ends of his mouth.
Period: 18th ? 19th Century

 

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