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Chinese Pinyin: Tao
Name Of Image: Peach fruit

The peach fruit usually symbolises longevity or immortality in Chinese pictorial art. The origin of this idea started from legends dating back to the third century. Read Dr Yibin Ni’s research article for related literatures and legendary stories from ancient …

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