Camphor wood window

Asian Camphor wood window

Camphor Window from John Rogers. A detailed explanation describes every element and its symbolism: The central character of this window is “Lu” made up of a bird (probably phoenix) a deer and a pine tree. Lu was the god of wealth and status derived from holding official position. In turn, the phoenix symbolizes peace, the deer and the pine tree both suggest immortality. The smaller carvings are of dragons (protection), birds and flowers. Made of camphor wood, from the Jianxi province.

Asian Camphor wood window

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