Heavy copper brush holder, made in Japan, and with an elephant head on the end of the copper handle tube where the brush is enclosed and a buddhist lion on the lid of the small pot. The sides are decorated in relief with garden scenes. There is no old brush in the copper tube. This is an ornate and heavy piece with lots of detail. Total length is 14" and height of the pot is 5". Estate item from executive who lived in Japan for many years. Age unknown.