Ten Symbols of Longevity Puzzle

This puzzle reproduces a detail from Ten Symbols of Longevity (Shipjangsaengdo), a screen commissioned in 1879 to celebrate the recovery from smallpox of Korean Crown Prince Yi Cheok (later known as Sunjong, 1874–1926), the final ruler of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). The full composition includes two panels of the names of those credited with returning the prince to good health. The painting was intended to confer happiness, longevity and prosperity to the ruler and the nation. The eight painted panels depict ten auspicious items: the sun, clouds, mountains, water, pine trees, bamboo, mushrooms of immortality, deer, cranes and turtles.

Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, this 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzles combine superb color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and sturdy construction to delight generations of novice and veteran puzzle workers.

Additional Information:

  • 1000 pieces
  • Assembled size 32 X 16 inches
  • Ages 8 & up