Good condition, see description - 2×22×42 cm
|Total nr of items:||4|
|Object:||Sculptures (More lots)|
|Period:||Late 20th century|
|Region/ Country of origin:||China|
|Condition:||Good condition, see description|
Four gentlemen of flowers with a frame of vases. The ingots hanging at the top represent good wishes for success.
1) Plum flowers represent five blessings; happiness, wisdom, longevity, well-being, and tranquillity.
2) Orchids represent divine purity and are the scent of royalty.
3) Bamboo represents resilience, longevity, happiness, spiritual truth, and generous spirits.
4) Chrysanthemums represent a high moral character and a strong will.
Dongyang woodcarving was made during the Tang dynasty (618-907). By the time of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), their technology was already well developed. Camphor wood is used for Dongyang woodcarvings.
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