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Museum's paired utensils bring warmth to winter


A yellow-ground famille-rose paired vase painted with landscape paintings from the Qianlong Period of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). 

In the chilly winter, holding your lover's hands will surely warm your body and heart. In celebration of winter, the Palace Museum in Beijing has shared a range of photos featuring paired utensils with netizens on the micro blog Sina Weibo. 

The utensils in paired form usually symbolize fineness and bring a sense of warmth. Let's take a look at the paired utensils from the museum's collection.

 A gray jade paired litchi box from the Ming Dynasty (1368-16