Brass crane perched on tortoise


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Other Identifiers:
OXKOBE_026 and dams:206672
Institution:
Emory University
Sublocation:
Box 6, Folder 3
Call Number:
OX-MSS011
About This Item
Date Created:
1800 to 1894
Format:
Artifact
Genre:
figurines
Description / Abstract:
Brass crane perched on tortoise, both representing longevity in Chinese and Japanese culture. On the right hand side of the crane, there is damage indicating that this piece was previous attached to something else. The object is most likely meant to be a house ornament to wish longevity on the receiver.
Subjects / Keywords
Subject - Topics:
Longevity
Subject - Geographic Locations:
Japan
About This Item
Date Created:
1800 to 1894
Format:
Artifact
Genre:
figurines
Description / Abstract:
Brass crane perched on tortoise, both representing longevity in Chinese and Japanese culture. On the right hand side of the crane, there is damage indicating that this piece was previous attached to something else. The object is most likely meant to be a house ornament to wish longevity on the receiver.
Subjects / Keywords
Subject - Topics:
Longevity
Subject - Geographic Locations:
Japan
Find This Item
Other Identifiers:
OXKOBE_026 and dams:206672
Institution:
Emory University
Sublocation:
Box 6, Folder 3
Call Number:
OX-MSS011