Title: Shallow bamboo brush washer
Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
Dimensions: H 5cm x W 11cm
Carved from a single piece of bamboo with fine walls and depictions of fish encircling the exterior. Lengthy poem carved into the base that is attributed to Gao Wenguang. The poem first appeared on the back of a bronze mirror dated to Han dynasty (BC 206-220 AD). It’s a poem describing and praising the bronze mirror.