|Artifact Identification||Brush (2001.07.0013A)|
|Period/Date||Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 1644-1911|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||27.5 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||7.4 cm|
|Dimension 3 (N/A)||N/A|
|Measuring Remarks||Diameter taken at spread bristles.|
|Munsell Color Information||Reddish Black (10R 2/1) -Overall handle. Yellowish Gray (2.5Y 8.5/2) -Bristles.|
"A set of three Chinese bamboo brushes with bristles, each measuring approximately 8" in length and dating from the end of the Qing (Ch'ing) Dynasty. Each of the brushes are deeply carved and feature motifs of dragons and clouds, the ends with hardwood caps.
Christie's New York, September 16, 1999, sale #9212, lot 54. Well-carved Chinese bamboo brush without bristles, 18th/19th century, 9" L. Bernie McManus, Woodbury House, 8/8/01.
Cameron, Nigel. The Chinese Scholar's Desk. Hong Kong: FormAsia Books, 2003.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Fred A. Freund Collection|