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Shou vase

Shou vase


This circular blue design is the Chinese character shou which stands for long life. Artists showed the symbol in many different ways on Chinese objects. Shou characters also feature on three cups in the collection: N4734, N4735 and N4736.

Glass, carved overlay
Height: 15.0 cm, diameter: 6.6 cm, neck diameter: 3.1 cm

Creator: Unknown

Date: 1800-1900, Qing dynasty

Copyright: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Object ID:N4712

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