Exquisite large celadon and russet jade sculpture 2 Pixiu – China – end of 20th Century
On offer comes an exquisite large celadon and russet jade sculpture of an older and young Pixiu. Good quality large jade stone, with nice russet brown color tones. This sculpture has a glossy appearance! The main color is homogeneous greyish green-white. Many fine details are visible, like the teeth and hair.
Pi Xiu (Chinese: 貔貅; pinyin: píxiū) or Pi Yao, is a Chinese mythical auspicious hybrid creature with fat body and unicorn claws; the animal’s bold body resembles a lion. Pi Xiu has the meaning of bringing in wealth and treasure. It can ward off evil spirits and bring good fortune. Some people even believe that it can guard their homes and bring them good luck in love relationship. According to the Chinese Zodiac, Pi Xiu is especially helpful for those who are going through a bad year. In addition, statues of this creature are often used to attract wealth; in Feng Shui. This large, heavy jade sculpture passes the scratch test for good hardness, no scratch with steel knife possible! Rare piece !! Comes in a nice gift box.
Condition: Very fine condition, no damage!
Size (ca.): ca. 9cm length x 7cm width x 4cm height.
Weight: about 256 grams, 1280 Carat!
Will be packed very well and shipped with registered track/trace with insurance.
- Nefriet Jade
- Eind 20e eeuw
- Regio / land van herkomst
- Titel kunstwerk
- Large size, No reserve
- Zeer goede staat, zie beschrijving
- 90×70×40 mm