Say En Chong
Longevity and Good Health // 龟鹤遐寿
Acrylic on Canvas, 6"W × 12"H × 1"D
This artwork is sold unframed
Series: Well Wishes \\ 祝福 (Zhù fú) Title: Longevity and Good Health // 龟鹤遐寿 (Guī Hè Xiá Shòu) The theme for the second piece is longevity. It features classic Chinese elements including Crane(鹤Hè), three stalks of bamboo (竹Zhú), Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana (长寿花 Cháng Shoù Huā, directly translates to flowers of longevity), longevity peach (寿桃Shòu Táo) and the color yellow. The Chinese title, 龟鹤遐寿 (Guī Hè Xiá Shòu), is used during occasions such as an elder's birthday, to wish them longevity. The idiom includes symbolism of the tortoise and crane, animals known for their longevity.
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