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Hand Crafted Carving Monkey King. Sun Wukong. Xuan Zang. Boxwood. Shandong, China

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 The Monkey King – aka Sun Wukong – is a legendary warrior best known as the main character in the 16th Century novel, “Journey to the West”. But this warrior’s reputation predates this novel where stories and adaptations can be traced all the way back to the Song… Continue reading

Emperor Xuanzong Favorite Fat Horse. Silver & Nickel Composite. Detailed Statue. Figure. Hebei China.

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  Emperor Xuanzong (aka Emperor Ming of Tang reigned for over 40 years between 713 and 756) was the seventh emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty. He is often credited with bringing Tang China to one of its highest point of cultural achievements and power. In 745,… Continue reading

Soft Jade Court Attendant Statue, China

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Detail: This is a statue carved in the form of a royal court attendant. The style is from the Tang Dynasty. The caramel color is just gorgeous. The statue is in perfect condition. Circa mid-1900’s… or perhaps earlier. Stand not included.

Stylized / Stately Tang Dynasty Style Horse, China

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Detail: Bronze statue of the Tang Dynasty style horse. Bronze with a smooth patina and dark in color. Circa early 20th Century. A proud horse for sure.
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