<em>Brush Rest in the Form of a Mountain</em>, 18th century (possibly). Bronze, traces of gilding, 3 7/8 x 1 11/16 x 7 1/16 in. (9.8 x 4.3 x 17.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 37.371.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.371.13_PS1.jpg)

Brush Rest in the Form of a Mountain

Medium: Bronze, traces of gilding

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th century (possibly)

Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 1 11/16 x 7 1/16 in. (9.8 x 4.3 x 17.9 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)


Accession Number: 37.371.13

Image: 37.371.13_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Brush rest, in the shape of five wave-washed mountain peaks, the highest of which is in the center. Hollow cast bronze, once gilded, but with the gilding now largely worn off. There are holes near the top of two peaks, a third hole in one of the valleys, and the surface of the bronze is pitted and colored a dark green where not covered by the gilding.

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