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Dish with grapes and squirrels

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (jadeite)
Dimensions:
H. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); L. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Accession Number:
50.145.118
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 219
The combination of squirrels and grapes is a rebus wishing the owner or viewer a long life.
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