Symbolism on Chinese Ceramics
Introduction
Symbolical Objects/Rebus Design
Symbolism on Ming blue and white
Symbolic/Homophone objects
bamboo
bat
bee
Buddhist 8 precious objects
Bulbul
Cabbage (new)
Chestnut (new)
Chrysanthemum
Citron (new)
Coin
Cottonrose hibiscus (new)
Crab
Crane
Cypress
Deer
Dragon
Elephant (new)
Fish (updated)
Goldfish
Goat (new)
Gourd (new)
Grape (new)
Heron
Horse (new)
Jing Lizhi, bitter gourd (new)
Lingzhi
Lion (new)
Lotus (new)
Magnolia
Magpie
Monkey
Narcissus
Ostmanthus flower
Paradise flycatcher
Peach (new)
Peony
Persimmon
Phoenix
Pine
Plum (updated)
Pomegranate
Qilin
Quail
Rabbit (new)
Squirrel (new)
Swastika
Taoist precious objects
Toad (new)
Tortoise
Vase
Rebus Designs 
shou san fu hai (Longevity like the mountain, happiness boundless as the sea)
hong fu qi tian (happiness great as heaven)
san duo (three abundances)
fu gui bai dou (Life-long riches/honours)
xi xiang feng (happy encounter)
shou  -  other variations
Success in Career 
More on Success in Career
Historical scene/Legendary figures motifs
Dong Fang Shuo
Kuixing, God of Literature  (new)
Li Bai, the Tang Poet
Lin Hejing (new)
Liu Hai, Taoist Deity
Seven Sages of Bamboo Grove
Su Wu
Tao Yuanming
Wang Xizhi
Zhang Qian
Zhong Kui
Zhou Dunyi admiring lotus
Chang Er (new)
Diaochan (new)
Ma Gu, the fairy
Wang Zhaojun
Xi Wangmu, Queen mother of the west (new)
Yang Guifei (new)
Zhinu, the weaving maiden  (new)
Zhou Chu (new)
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