Antique Chinese Paktong Brush Container 白铜笔筒

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Antique Chinese Paktong Brush Container

 

Antique Chinese brush container made of Paktong. Chiseld with scholar and boy motif and a delicately carved calligraphy.

The brush container is from the Qing Dynasty or Republic Period and has 2 bottom marks: Yin Lou 银楼 and Qing Mei 庆美.

At the reverse is a vertical dark line from fitting.

Diameter: 5 cm, height: 9,2 cm, natural patina, good condition.

Paktong is a Chinese alloy of zinc, copper and nickel, closely resembling silver.

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