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Peaches with bat
Place of Origin: China
Date: approx. 1900-1940
Materials: Nephrite
Dimensions: H. 2 in x W. 1 1/2 in x D. 11/16 in, H. 5.1 cm x W. 3.8 cm x D. 1.8 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Decker G. McAllister
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Jade And Stones
Object Number: SC1990.18.1
On Display: No

Description

Label:

民國初年白玉碧碠砠桃掛件

HIDDEN MEANING: May you possess both blessings and longevity (fushou shuangquan 福壽椧全

The word for bat (fu 碠"blessings" (fu 福"May you have lots of blessings and longevity" (duofu duoshou 多盬多壽


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Exhibition History: Hidden Meanings: Symbolism in Chinese Imperial Arts, October 7- December 31, 2006
"Hidden Meanings: Symbolism in Chinese Art," SFO United Terminal, June 4, 2010 - January 19, 2011
Label:

民國初年白玉碧碠砠桃掛件

HIDDEN MEANING: May you possess both blessings and longevity (fushou shuangquan 福壽椧全

The word for bat (fu 碠"blessings" (fu 福"May you have lots of blessings and longevity" (duofu duoshou 多盬多壽


Exhibition History: Hidden Meanings: Symbolism in Chinese Imperial Arts, October 7- December 31, 2006
"Hidden Meanings: Symbolism in Chinese Art," SFO United Terminal, June 4, 2010 - January 19, 2011