Fabulous Antique Chinese Roof Tile Figure Of A Warrior-immortal Atop A Qilin For Sale
Up for sale is a rare Antique Chinese Glazed Pottery Roof Tile figure of a Warrior-Immortal astride a "galloping" Qilin. The piece is finely glazed in a traditional 19th Century Famille Rose palette on a cobalt blue field. Wearing elaborate armor, the Immortal brandishes a weapon (presumably a spear, which is missing) as he rides into battle. Masterfully carved and enameled, the piece features a Qilin covered with intricate teal scales. This exceptional work is mounted in a hanging wood-framed Shadow Box measuring 17" high by 17.75" wide by 10" deep (weight 13.5 pounds).
The ultimate Chinese Action Figure -- don't pass up this unique and captivating piece!
On Jul-02-13 at 07:36:40 PDT, seller added the following information:Note: There is no "missing weapon". We assumed that a Warrior would carry one, but have since realized that's not the case here.
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