Gugong Museum: WENFANG SI BAO: BI MO. (The Four Treasures of the Scholar's Studio: Brushes and Inksticks). Complete Collection of Treasures Gugong, 49. Shanghai, 2005. 28 pp. text plus 204 pp. colour plates. Colour text illustrations. 29x22 cm. Boards.
GBP 80.00
182 extremely fine brushes and inksticks (many in sets with multiple objects) from the collection of the Gugong Museum in Beijing. The objects date from the Ming and, mainly, the Qing dynasties. The majority of the objects were used by the court or made for imperial use. 112 examples of inksticks and 70 ink brushes are shown. Illustrated throughout in colour, many objects shown with close-ups of detail. Much of the material previously unpublished. Captions in English, otherwise Chinese text.
Subjects: Scholar’s Studio Calligraphy
Item 40 in List 203.
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