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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
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    statue of an old Chinese man, wearing a wide brimmed hat, holding a peach in one han and a fan in the other, possibly carved from stone, with pigments added to create additional detail (beard, garment), accompanied by a wooden stand and an elaborately upholstered fabric box with bone fastenings at the front for storing the statue, possibly a birthday gift as the peach is a symbol of longevity and is often given to elderly people to celebrate their achievement of living for many years
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    1 March 2017
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statue, 2017.21.1
statue, 2017.21.1


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