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The jade pendant is in a silk brocade box inset on a red velvet bed with a plaque that reads: "This Jade Pendant is a copy of the treasure found in the tomb of Zhao Mei, King of the Southern Yue Kingdom 2100 years ago located in the Guangzhou, in exquisite round openwork style, the dragon flies out from the inner ring to meet the phoenix standing on his paw at the outer ring. It symbolizes an auspicious omen. With the compliments of the People's government of Guangdong Province"


Foreign Relations


23.5 cm x 15.5 cm x 3 cm (closed box)

Original Collection

Max S. Baucus Papers, Mss 862, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana -- Missoula, Mansfield Library.

Image Credit

Image Credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana

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