Bamboo brush pot

竹製筆筒

18th century, China

18世紀 中國

Height: 17cm, 6.7 inches

高17釐米

The six concave sides are crafted from six half bamboo pieces. The rim and base protrude paralleling the shape of the body. Each side has been carved to depict a scene in the foreground, with the background painted in black lacquer to give contrast.

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