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What do Pheasants Represent in Chinese Painting?

Pheasants belong to the Phasianidae. They have colorful and gorgeous feathers, and they are one of the rare species particularly in China. Pheasant is also called “Jin Ji”, which sounds like "gold and auspiciousness" in Chinese pronunciation, so it has very … Continue reading

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Chinese Pheasant Painting

Chinese Pheasant Painting: Pheasant is called "jin ji( 锦鸡)" in Chinese, which wounds like "gold and auspiciousness(金吉)", so it has very auspicious meanings. In ancient China, people believed pheasant to have the function of dispelling evil spirits, spo they often … Continue reading

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