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    • Cricket cage

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    • This object is a wooden cricket cage with an ivory carved lid. The ivory lid is the most intricate part of the object, and that is why it is classified as an ivory and not a wooden object. The cage is in the shape of a gourd, which is a common...
    • Small incense burner

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    • This bronze incense burner has a wood lid surmounted by glued beads (the beads were added by Dr. Kramer), a square and flaring mouth, a bulging belly, two monster-shaped handles, and a tall splayed square foot. Its exterior is decorated with gold...
    • Wood carving of Shou Lao

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    • Yellow aspen wood carving of Shou Lao. He is attired in an official robe which is elaborately depicted in the pattern of Ju-I with the medallions of a stork scattered over the robe. Girdle with long tassel around waist. Leans on a tall staff....
    • The Child-giving Guanyin

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    • Guanyin is probably the most popular and complex figure of worship in Buddhism. Traditionally there are thought to be a total of 33 representations of the Bodhisattva. Buddhist scriptures always present the Bodhisattva in either masculine or...
    • Hookah pipe

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    • This hookah pipe was likely used for decoration given its height and instability. Moreover, it has only one hose which is uncommon for many usable hookahs. The majority of the hookah is made of brass. The enamel design on the brass can be traced...
    • Chinese folding fan

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    • This Chinese folding fan has two ivory ribs on the outside. The covering of the fan is decorated. The front side represents a blue-and-green landscape of scenery in the West Lake on a golden painted background. Major sights are marked with names....

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