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The five happinesses: symbolism in Chinese popular art.

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Published by Weatherhill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Symbolism in art,
    • Folk art -- China

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated, annotated, and illustrated by Elaine Spaulding Atwood. With a foreword by Arthur W. Hummel.
      ContributionsAtwood, Elaine Spaulding, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7740 .C4413
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p.
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5308523M
      ISBN 100834800764
      LC Control Number72092098
      OCLC/WorldCa514892

      These are the Chinese five blessings described in the Book of Documents. 1. Good fortune (福); 2. The salary of a government official (祿); 3. Longevity (壽); 4. Joy or happiness (喜); 5. (Earthly) valuables or property (財). These are a popular "alternative five blessings" in China. Five Poisons: 五毒: 五毒: Wǔ dú.


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