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Chinese Jade Carving of Pixiu Holding a Coin

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1980: Item # 1194486
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A small yet lively Chinese jade carving of a mythical beast known as pixiu, a mythical beast that is similar to a winged lion. The pixiu is an important creature that attracts zaiqi or the energy of wealth and retains it while keeping evil spirits at bay, according to traditional fengshui. Age: 19th century. Size: height 1" width 2.8" length 3"