Thursday, 26 September 2019

Lot 14. A bamboo brush pot decorated with Dragons, estimate £30 - £50, Antiques and Interiors Sale 2nd October 2019

A brush pot is a container for holding the brushes used by scribes for Chinese calligraphy.  Typically carved from bamboo or jade with motifs such as this one with dragons.  Dragons traditionally symbolised power, strength and good luck for people who are worthy of it.

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