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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: implement

Description

Two cylindrical glazed green ceramic head pieces for the rod of a scroll. Exterior sides of each head piece present 大雅齋 Da ya zhai (Big elegant studio) in red-brown glaze and a design of birds fruit and flowers in purple pink red-brown and yellow-green glaze. In red-brown glaze upper surfaces of each head piece present a grouping of five bats (wufu, symbolising the Five Blessings or Five Happinesses) encircling the Chinese seal character shou (symbolising longevity).

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

47.15 x 57.94 mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1958.124

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Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: implement,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/514.