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Appraisal and maintenance of pen holders

The age of the pen holder is no longer available. A bamboo pen tube unearthed from Han Tomb 168 in Fenghuang Mountain, Jiangling, Hubei and the Zhou’s Han Tomb of Jindi Mountain, Linyi, Shandong. The ends of the bamboo pen tube at the Han Tomb of the Jinquan Mountain penetrate the eight holes of the tube. There are three leather hoop in the middle and ends of the tube. The pen holder is painted with black paint. The perforation of the tube is easy to pick up the pen. It can be seen that the two Han pen holders are a fine bamboo tube, which is completely placed in it, which is very different from the pen -shaped pen -shaped pen -shaped pen -shaped pens. During the Three Kingdoms period, Wu Guo, Lu Yan, wrote in the articles “Mao Shi Poetry Poems Written Beasts Fish Shu Shu” and “Youyouzi”: “Take mulberry insects in the wooden sky, or in the book of the book, or in seven days, it turns into it. “” “. The word tube has been stretched for more than 2,000 years. Song Wuming’s “To the Virtual Miscellaneous” contains: “There is a clever stone pen frame, the name is ”; It is still the Tang and Song dynasties.


In the Ming Dynasty, the straight wall of the Yuankou, new shapes, and simple and practical pen holders began to appear. After design and processing of capable craftsmen, the material with diverse materials and exquisite carving has become the new favorite of the literati and elegant windows. Essence The Ming people Zhu Yizun once wrote the “Strip Bar Master”: “The pen is in the case, or the side or quite, the still, the tube is not the one, the guest is good at home, rest assured, and the evil.” The psychological core of the pen holder was out of the pen. Ming Tulong’s “Stationery Elegant” contains: “Xiangzhu is the same, and the rosewood ebony edge is inlaid as elegance, and it is not included.” And Yin Yanheng’s “Long Things” cloud: “Pen holder, Xiangzhu, Palm.” After a long period of development, the pen holder has become an important symbol of traditional Chinese culture. It has both artistic value and practical value, so it is also loved by collectors.


Among ancient literati, if there was no particular about the style of study, then as a literati, his cultivation and even the quality of human beings were questioned. It is because of this that we can see these materials, rigorous and charm of rigorous pen holders today. These artworks circulating in the world do not know how many literati have been carefully wiped and touched, and they do not know how many talented stems have been inspired on the study of the study. These pen holders are shining on the light of wisdom.

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