Five Scholar's Items, China, 20th century, a cylindrical celadon-glazed brush pot with underglazed blue and iron red floral decorations, ht. 6 1/8; a rectangular inkstone carved with figures at leisure in a garden scene with pavilions, base incised with calligraphy, 8 x 5; an ink brush with a handle made of amethyst beads, lg. 9 1/2; an ink brush with a handle made of carved bone beads, lg. 11 1/4; and an ink brush with a handle made of green hardstones, lg. 12 in.
minor wear to all; brush pot with firing flaws and oxidized iron-red enamel
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