Antique Chinese White Porcelain Brush Pot With Peony & Display Stand (Guangxu)
A delightful little antique artists brush pot used for holding scholars calligraphy brushes in days gone by in China.
White porcelain background with hand painted bamboo and a red peony, with a little brown bird looking over the scene. This was made in the late Qing Dynasty, last quarter of the 19th Century. Guangxu Period. Red stamp on underside. Neat and tidy trimmed foot with glazed base. Acquired from the estate of a former USA senator and Florida governor Spessard Lindsey Holland Nowadays this can be used for a variety of things: as a vase, pen holder or simply as an ornament.
Measurements: Dia 2.8", H4.5", Total H 6".
Carved rosewood stand included.