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Brush Pot


Artist Unknown (China)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G216
Brush Pot, Artist Unknown (China)
Brush Pot: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Bamboo
Size: 6 x 7 1/2 x 6 15/16 in. (15.24 x 19.05 x 17.62 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; K'ang-hsi period
Inscriptions: Inscription untranslated inscription, carved at UR corner of image
Physical Description: irregular oval section, slightly tapered to foot; highly 3-dimensional relief carving on 2/3 of outer surface; 7 Sages of the Bamboo Grove in a bamboo forest
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.36.4
Added to Site: February 28, 2009