Item CPC/1/Z/32 - Child & Cockerel

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Child & Cockerel


  • nd [1940-1990] (Creation)

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AC 632

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For good luck and warding off evil. Cockerel's symbolise good luck, courage, benevolence, fidelity. Crowing is supposed to frighten away evil spirits. Background of rising sun to symbolise bright future. Child carrying basket of peaches, which symbolise longevity. The Buddhist knot on child's basket symbolises long life and abundance.

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Access is subject to signing the Regulations for Access form, unless the records are restricted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or under exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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  • Chinese

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396mm x 270mm

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