Attributed to Hu Wenming Chinese
Hu Wenming is one of the most renowned metalworkers in Chinese history and one of the few whose name and style are discussed in Chinese art-historical writing. Most of the works attributed to Hu Wenming are objects for the use of scholars, such as incense burners and brush pots. They are characterized by densely worked backgrounds covered with naturalistically rendered flowers and other motifs cast in high relief.
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