Inscription on the Key
The Republic of China
35th Year (1946)
Intricately Carved Case of the Key
An exact replica of the key was sculpted / carved onto the lid of the box holding it.
Key to Shanghai
A token of appreciation given to my grandfather, Ta-Chun Chien, for his service as mayor of Shanghai.
Inscription: Free citizens of the city of Shanghai
Inscription: City of Shanghai, interim city council, respectfully given
Inscription: Moo Yi (my grandfather's first name), Mayor, Remembrance