Item 443

A finely carved Chinese Scholar’s brush rest in Aloes wood (Chenxiangmu) depicting a dozzing boy Tongzi reclining on an oval leaf. The boy is in a comfy gesture that resting his head on one hand on top of the pillow and holding a fan covering his legs with the other hand. His face has a calm expression and gentle smile. He probably is a small auspicious fairy who lives in the forest taking a leaf as his bed.

清十八世紀 沉香木側臥童子筆架

  • W. 3cm x D. 7cm
  • Qing – 18th century