Jar decorated with auspicious characters amid plants


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This pot features four auspicious characters: fortune (fu 福), longevity (shou 壽), peace (ning 寧), and health (kang 康). Rendered in a highly stylized format, the characters are set as a part of vibrant pine trees, bamboo, and plum blossoms. Known as “Three Friends of Winter,” this plant combination symbolizes the lofty virtue of resilience.

Jar decorated with auspicious characters amid plants, Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue (Jingdezhen ware), China

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