From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-127-1596
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Section Asian
Materials Bronze
Iconography Fish

Open work charm known as lou kong qian (镂空钱) or "hollowed out" money. Also known as "elegant" money ling long qian (玲珑钱). Two fishes, head to tail, separated by two flowers and foliage. Fish symbolize abundance.

Credit Line Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902
Other Number 11521 - R. C. H. Brock Collection Number

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