Natural Chen Xiang Carved Bamboo Box

Chinese Bamboo Boxes

Price guide to antique Chinese bamboo boxes. In Chinese culture, the bamboo, plum blossom, orchid, and chrysanthemum (often known as méi lán zhú jú ) are collectively referred to as the Four Gentlemen. These four plants also represent the four seasons and, in Confucian ideology, four aspects of the junzi (“prince” or “noble one”).

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