From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C677A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Qing Dynasty
Date Made Qing Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Jade | Ivory | Teak
Technique Carved
Iconography Woman | Tree | Parrot

Grey green and bright green jade, ring remains on side and bottom. Lady standing by peach tree. She holds a fruiting peach branch in each hand. A large parrot is on her right. Fungus grows out of rocks at her feet. One of a pair (C676 and C677), probably from same boulder. Probably a wedding gift with the meaning of long life, good wishes, and warning to be a faithful wife. On ivory plaque on a teakwood stand.

Credit Line Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

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