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Museum of Chinese Art and Ethnography of Parma verified

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Orc-shaped perfume burner
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Female footwear
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Kwame mask
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Harmonious calls in the pond
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Yun Li - Portrait of Confucius
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Zhe Pai - Paesaggio Zhaoguang
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Green monochrome bowl
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Right now
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Muminia mask
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He big Buddha
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Jar
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Cizhou jar
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He Great Buddha
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Large celadon plate
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Guan Di
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Guayin
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Bracelets Me - woôre - kà
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Rori beanie hat - rori
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Akôkakô Labial Disc
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Grande Diadema Krôkrôk - tire
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Bridal Ornament
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Jue tripod glass
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Hair pins
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Cizhou jar
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Yi Ritual Vase
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The big screen
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Chinese Coinser
Orc-shaped perfume burner
Female footwear
Kwame mask
Harmonious calls in the pond
Yun Li - Portrait of Confucius
Zhe Pai - Paesaggio Zhaoguang
Green monochrome bowl
Right now
Muminia mask
He big Buddha
Jar
Cizhou jar
He Great Buddha
Large celadon plate
Guan Di
Guayin
Bracelets Me - woôre - kà
Rori beanie hat - rori
Akôkakô Labial Disc
Grande Diadema Krôkrôk - tire
Bridal Ornament
Jue tripod glass
Hair pins
Cizhou jar
Yi Ritual Vase
The big screen
Chinese Coinser

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Description

The screen is made up of 12 panels decorated on both sides that present the ideogram "shou" - long life in the lower part, inscribed in the center of a circular element and surmounted by rectangular reserves of gilt, which in turn welcome the ideogram "xi" - happiness. The decoration on one side is characterized by 12 landscape scenes painted on paper, and on the other side by a long writing in gold on a black silk satin background, which tells the deeds of a certain Wu Wang Ming. In fact, this splendid artifact dates back to 1844, and was commissioned by a group of officials as a gift to his colleague Wu Wang Ming who left the office upon reaching the age limit. Objects like this, displayed as a backdrop for formal gatherings, became fashionable during the reign of Kangxi (1662-1722).

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