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Brush Handle and Cover

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 15th-early 16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Brush Handle and Cover, Artist Unknown (China)
Brush Handle and Cover: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Carved red lacquer (<I>t'i-hung<I>)
Size: 8 7/16 x 5/8 x 5/8 in. (21.4 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century
Physical Description: handle carved with 4 cartouches with buildings and bridge in continuous scenes; cover has 2 cartouches; one figure in each cartouche except one on cover and one on handle; red lacquer
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.68.6a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009