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Brush

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Brush: L. 8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm); L. (with cap) 10 in. (25.4 cm); Diam. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm)
Cap: L. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); Diam. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of A. W. Bahr, 1958
Accession Number:
58.64.19a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (On brush handle, in red and blue, incised)
Ye Ren Zhun Shi: [spring color harmonizes with people.]
Qianlong Nianzhi [made in Qianlong period]

Translation by Fong Chow, 1960.
A. W. Bahr , (until 1958; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Lacquer: Painted and Carved," 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Extravagant Display: Chinese Art in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," December 14, 2010–May 1, 2011.

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