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Unknown, China

Chrysanthemum bowl with handles in the form of bats (Tazón en forma de crisantemo y asas de murciélago)
18th century
nephrite jade
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Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by Asian Arts Council in honor of Marilyn and Roy Papp in recognition of their many years of contributions to Asian Art at the Museum.
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Description: The chrysanthemum symbolizes longevity and wealth. Bats (the handles) represent bianfu, or double happiness, a common motif on wedding gifts. El crisantemo simboliza longevidad y riqueza. Los murciélagos (las asas) representan bianfu, o doble felicidad, un motivo común en los regalos de bodas.
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North Wing, First Floor, Asian Art Gallery
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