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Brush Pot


Artist Unknown (China)


early 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G216
Brush Pot, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Bamboo
Size: 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13.34 x 6.99 x 6.99 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscription; Sticker untranslated inscription and 2 seals, carved on on side; '85', on sticker, on bottom
Physical Description: nodal section of bamboo forming a knee joint; slanted interior base with 3 low feet
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.36.5
Added to Site: February 28, 2009