The image of the ox bust in this greeting card is part of a bronze ritual vessel designed with an ox and a tiger (niuhu tong’an 牛虎銅案). The ritual vessel was unearthed in Jiangchuan County, Yunnan Province in 1972, and is currently displayed in Yunnan Provincial Museum. (Ref:


The Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (JCLC) Office wishes you all a happy and prosperous New Year of the Ox! Our heartfelt thanks to 王紫微, a friend of Dr. Jin Xi 金溪 at the JCLC Beijing Office, for designing such an elegant greeting card!