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Five Bats and Longevity (Young Swallow) Kite

Five Bats and Longevity (Young Swallow)

Leng Shixiang 冷世祥 painted this miniature in 2005. It is of paper and is 13 centimeters square. By now you know why five bats are symbolic of fortune and happiness. The peaches stand for longevity.












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Last update: June 2008
© Marilyn Shea, 2008