Brush Holder with Lotus Decoration
Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Porcelain with openwork design
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Diam. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Hewitt Fund, 1911
Scholarly men of the Joseon dynasty collected and used beautiful writing implements and accoutrements, often made of porcelain. This elegant brush holder is a particularly fine example of nineteenth-century porcelain with carved openwork design.
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