This Chinese ink brush is absolutely stunning being made from an Antelopes horn with polished wood coupling to the natural haired tip that has become stained black from all the years of use, this ink brush or also called a Calligraphy brush due to its kind are one of the Four Treasures of the Study,! Also known as the Four Jewels of the Study or Four Friends of the Study is also an expression used to denote the brush, ink, paper and ink stone used in Chinese and other East Asian calligraphic traditions. Horn is in wonderful condition but does bear some small dry lining cracks towards the polished wooded Coupling.
Dimensions 33 x 0.3 x 2.7 cm or 12.9 x 0.1 x 1 inches
Weight 148 grams or 95.1 pennyweight.
Chinese Antelopes Horn Calligraphy Brush Oriental Antique Victorian c1850
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