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John Rogers: Hi I’m John. YuQing Zhao: I’m YuQing. John Rogers: And today we want to talk to you about some of the symbols that we’ve found on some furniture drawers. YuQing tell us about the symbols that around this drawer. YuQing Zhao: Okay, on this drawer we found a flower which is a penny that means wealth and a pair of mega pies it means a blessing. John Rogers: So can you imagine do I need thing better that pulling on the drawer in the morning it wishes you a miracle blessing and happiness and another drawer here and YuQing tell us about the symbol on jar. YuQing Zhao: These jars from the same piece of furniture that’s old piece of furniture about 50 or 60 years old and this we found a pair of mandarin touch it means the same thing its miracle blessing and flowers which is lotus which we know it means upright. John Rogers: So you can see how some knowledge symbols can help add a great deal of meaning to your Chinese furniture. Here is one more. YuQing Zhao: One jar from a different piece of furniture and on this piece we’ve found proof this is pan granite and that means a lot of sense and which Chinese people always want. John Rogers: And the reason that the Chinese people always want that size was because they we’re the one who repeat in the official examinations and they are the ones who could become parts of the faith of the official class. YuQing Zhao: Also they are the one courtesy of labor they work in the filled to grow full. John Rogers: A very important one. YuQing Zhao: And this one is from the second piece of furniture as well, on this one we saw pitch, pitch means love to everything so we always have that furniture as well as the similar we found all the time a lot of piece of furniture. John Rogers: So you can in reach your knowledge and enjoy them of antique Chinese furniture by knowing something about the symbols. Thank you so much.