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Body for acupuncture needle case (set with F1917.539)
12th-13th century

Unidentified, Korean
Goryeo period

Gilt silver
H: 6.9 W: 1.3 cm
Korea

Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1917.538

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Emblematic of long life, the crane design on this case for needles used in acupuncture therapy reflects the health-giving properties of the treatment.