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  Family Ball

 

China

The Family Ball is a multi-layered (fig.), sphere-shaped artifact from China, made from jade, with on the outside reliefs depicting a dragon and a phoenix.

 

The jade ball has 12 holes, representing the 12 months of the year, and is believed to bless the family with happiness, harmony and good luck, all year round.

 

  Family Ball