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A carved bamboo ‘Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove’ brushpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century 清十八世紀 竹雕竹林七賢圖筆筒

Property from a Hong Kong private collection | 香港私人收藏

A carved bamboo ‘Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove’ brushpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century 清十八世紀 竹雕竹林七賢圖筆筒

A carved bamboo ‘Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove’ brushpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century 清十八世紀 竹雕竹林七賢圖筆筒

Property from a Hong Kong private collection 香港私人收藏

A carved bamboo ‘Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove’ brushpot,

Qing dynasty, 18th century

清十八世紀 竹雕竹林七賢圖筆筒


d. 15.1 cm

The brushpot is in very good overall condition. There is only minute nibbling to the extremities and minor age cracks, especially to the lower edge, and a small insect hole to the inner base, all expected of its age and type.


整體品相良好。邊沿見輕細磕痕及舊裂,尤見於筆筒下邊,底內一處蛀孔,均屬正常。


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竹林七賢為魏朝文人雅士,力厭當朝貪風,摒棄功名,受道學之啟,隱逸山林,以求清淨自適,全性保真。七賢高士,常集於竹林之下,吟詩作曲,縱情清談,酣嬉淋漓,擺脫羈絆,後世以喻淡泊仕人之風範,歲寒松柏之君子。