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Chinese cabbage-themed relics from Palace Museum's collection
From:China Daily  Writer:  Date:2017-11-28
In celebration of winter, the Palace Museum in Beijing has shared a range of photos featuring its collection of Chinese cabbage-themed relics with netizens on the micro blog Sina Weibo. Chinese cabbage is a vegetable in season now, as the chilly winter is the best time to grow and preserve it. The vegetable also contains many vitamins and does much good to body. A variety of Chinese cabbage-themed relics can be seen below.


A dyed-ivory carved cabbage from Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]


A blue jade flower receptacle in the shape of Chinese cabbage, from Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]


A gray jade flower receptacle in the shape of Chinese cabbage, from Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]


A bamboo root-carved brush pot in the shape of a Chinese cabbage made by engraver Feng Xijue, from Kangxi Period of Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]


An ivory-carved cabbage and grass, insect, from modern times. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

 
 
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