Circular pierced and carved translucent jade medallion w/ bird and acorn motif set into a brass surround w/ bamboo leaf incised decoration (symbol of longevity). The medallion surmounts a rectangular base w/ pierced cherry blossom motif. Ends are hinged at right angle to sheet of rolled brass forming book support.
- Associated Building
- Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
- Object type
- Household Accessory
- Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
- 6.375 x 3.375 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman