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Mirror and Case

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk, ivory, glass
Dimensions:
Overall (a): 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (9.5 x 7 cm) Overall (b): 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (9.5 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Florance Waterbury, 1944
Accession Number:
44.136.5a, b
Not on view
Inscription: On bamboo side) [One] laughs to see green bamboo early growing young shoots (i.e. grandsons); (On plum side) [One is] happy to see the red plum bearing much fruit (i.e. sons); (Seal on each side).
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