On December 28th, the New Year's Eve exhibition "Wealth and Rank: A Story aboput the Gods of Wealth -- Traditional Chinese Fortune Culture Exhibition" officially opened in the third floor of the Adjacent exhibition hall of Chengdu Museum.The exhibition, which runs until March 20, 2022, is free and open to the public.
It is acknowledged that the exhibition with Chinese fortune culture as the theme, with more than 110 pieces/sets of fine relics and light artistic exhibition space, interpret evolution and development of Chinese traditional culture of fortune for the audience, transfer the moral kernel of righteousness in seeking fortune, showing the prosperity of landscape, peaceful country and safe people, together with New Year blooming flowers, best wishes for happiness in the next year.
Boutique Gathering Embodies the Good Meaning of Longing for A Happy life
The exhibition displays the essence of hundreds of exhibits from 9 cultural and museum units in China, presenting a splendid and prosperous scene.From the Han Dynasty gold cake to the Ming Dynasty silver ingot, from the god of wealth Guan Yu, Zhao Gongming to the God of wealth to be-Land Master, Two God of Harmony, from thecash tree symbolizing the thought of being god and praying for money combination of the "cash tree" to gold and jade inlay "treasure basin", from the peony hanging screen to the "toad moon" ink-stone, from the divination prayer to worship the god of wealth...Various kinds of praying activities and auspicious objects reflect the hope and wish for a happy life in the world, weaving the life dream of longevity, prosperity and well-being.The worship of the god of wealth also contains the worship and remembrance of the people of the past dynasties who are both virtuous and benefit one party. In thousands of years, in a simple way, it transmits the wealth spirit of making money and gathering money.
Fugui Changchun(May the Fortune Last Forever) Reflects the Scenery of the Prosperous Times
According to the introduction, the word "Rich Changchun" has become a popular theme of porcelain and painting since the Song and Yuan dynasties.This hope for prosperity and well-being permeates every aspect of People's Daily lives.No matter the bronze mirror engraved with auspicious words, or the flourishing peony hanging screen, no matter the porcelain bowl symbolizing abundant food and clothing, or the jade wishing for "all the best"...Each exhibit embodies the good wishes of people through the ages.To wish for prosperity and abundance for the country, and to wish for lasting peace and stability for the society, is an eternal proposition handed down from generation to generation by Chinese people.Wealth and honor are the real expectations of the people to have enough food and clothing and live and work in peace and contentment. It has also become the spiritual motivation for people to push themselves forward.