17 March 2016
A TIXI LACQUER BRUSH
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
The brush is of waisted form, with a bulbous knob at the bottom end, a rounded collar, and with a domed cover. Both are carved with an elegant interlocking ruyi pattern.
9 in. (22.8 cm.) long, Japanese box, goat hair and hare's fur brush bristle
Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 2006.
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