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A NATURAL BAMBOO VESSEL AND A BAMBOO BRUSH
A NATURAL BAMBOO VESSEL AND A BAMBOO BRUSH

19TH CENTURY

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A NATURAL BAMBOO VESSEL AND A BAMBOO BRUSH
19TH CENTURY
The vessel is formed from a natural piece of bamboo, folded back on itself in an elegant design. The shaft of the brush is carved in relief in the liuqing (retaining the green) technique, with two figures amidst rocks and trees.
Vessel: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide; brush: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) long, synthetic bristle
Provenance
Brush: L’Asie Exotique, New York.
Literature
Brush: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 25.

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