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Image credit: © Phoenix Art Museum. All rights reserved. Photo by Ken Howie.
Artist/Maker:
Unknown, China

Title:
Magnolia vase (Jarrón con magnolias)
Date:
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium:
nephrite jade
Credit Line:
Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by Asian Arts Council in honor of the museum's 50th anniversary
Object Number:
2009.49
On view status (subject to change):
On view
Description: The intertwining of a larger bloom with a smaller one suggests marital harmony. In traditional China, magnolias are a symbol of purity and nobility. El entrelazamiento de una floración más grande con una más pequeña sugiere armonía matrimonial. En la China tradicional, las magnolias son un símbolo de pureza y nobleza.
Find it in:
North Wing, First Floor, Asian Art Gallery
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