An ancient type chinese calligraphy or painting brush, placed on a black stone slab for grinding ink. Used in chinese calligraphic writings, paintings and literatures. Brushes are usually made with bamboo and animal hair such as from horse, sheep and wolves. Taken on clean white background, with oriental plate ornament of pink and white magnolia flowers to add eastern touch. Plate is chinese handicraft painted plate set on beautifully carved wooden stand. Elegant zen mood.