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Title

Bone: ornaments

Description

Two bone ornaments.
(1) One cream-yellow bone disc. Large circular central hole. Obverse presents four Chinese characters 一去千裡 (once gone a thousand miles).
(2) One cream-yellow bone disc. Small circular central hole. Obverse presents five Chinese characters 山中高士 (talented scholar in the mountains).

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Gifted by Alley to Canterbury Museum during a visit to New Zealand in 1937.

Physical Dimensions

6.94x41.35 mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

E137.57

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bone: ornaments,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 12, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1153.