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Vase
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory, textiles
Dimensions: Overall: 190 x 85 x 70mm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/4in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.314
This vase is decorated with a scene of a fisherman, representing the idealised life of a scholar who abandons high rank and retreats to the hermit life of simple and contemplative pleasures. The crane stands for long life, and the profusion of birds and flowering plants represents growth and flourishing hopes for the future.
Display Location: In Store
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