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Antique Chinese Wood Toggle of Bottle Gourd

Antique Chinese Wood Toggle of Bottle Gourd

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1240753

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Huangyangmu (rosewood) toggle of a ringed bottle gourd with a stopper, representing the gourd of Li Tieguai, one of the Eight Immortals, containing the magic potion. Symbol of longevity and protection.
Beautiful patina, very good condition, 2 small chips on the edges (see pix 2, 3, 5). H: 5 cms. TCT 94 (see Bibliography)