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Old and Rare Single Horned Sin-you with Ruyi Sceptre in Mouth. Paperweight. Bronze. China.

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  Chinese mythology is full of fantastic supernatural and mythical creatures. While Westerners are most familiar with dragons and the phoenix, throughout Asia there are numerous less-known mythological beings.   So to start with, this is not a Kirin, Qilin, Tiam Lu, Pixiu, Zheng, or a number of other hybrid… Continue reading

Nephrite Jade Pixiu Mythical Creature, China

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Detail: Tested and confirmed to be true nephrite jade. Shaped as a Pixiu which is a mythical creature representing wealth . . . and a voracious appetite for gold and silver. Circa early 1900’s and from a Chinese jade dealer/collector in Maryland. Sorry, this item… Continue reading

Blue / White Porcelain Pixiu, China

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Detail: This Pixiu is a Chinese mythical hybrid creature that – according to stories – is able to draw wealth (especially gold and silver) to its owners. Acquired from one of our agents in Beijing. Circa mid-1900’s. Pristine condition.

Tri-Color Ceramic Double Mythical Pixiu, China

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Detail: Styling from mid-empire Tang Dynasty. From a private home in Jing Zhou. Circa mid- to late-1900’s. Playful.

Rare Pixiu in Jasper Stone, China

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Detail: Mythical hybrid creature – also called Pi Yao – considered to be a powerful protector to practitioners of Feng Shui. Also influences and protects wealth of its owner. Jasper is a type of quartz. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.
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