Chinese Pixiu, (Chinese: 貔貅 píxiū; Wade–Giles: P’i-hsiu) is a Chinese mythical hybrid creature, commonly, but incorrectly referred to in the West by the Greek word “chimera”, is considered to be a very powerful protector to practitioners of Feng Shui 風水. Pixiu has a head of a Chinese dragon, body of a lion and with a pair of feathered wings. It resembles a strong, winged lion. Pixiu is an earth and sea variation, particularly an influential and auspicious creature for wealth. It is said to have a voracious appetite towards only gold, silver and jewels. Therefore, traditionally to the Chinese, Pixiu has always been regarded as an auspicious creature that possessed mystical power capable of drawing Cai Qi (財氣 wealth) from all directions. Because of this, according to Chinese zodiac, it is especially helpful for those who are going through a bad year.
Pixiu at the tomb of Emperor Wu of Southern Qi (c. 456) in Danyang (near Nanjing, China).
This pair of bronze Qing Tong Pixiu sculptures are handcrafted by Chinese Sculptor Wang Ao, who is also a famous Feng Shui 風水 Master. The paint was layered 26 times with high temperature paints of the Chinese ancient raw lacquer process.
Country of Origin Huna Province, China
Dimensions for Each Sculpture
Width 18.8cm x Depth 9cm x Height 15cm
2.5kg for a pair
Clean with a soft cloth attached. The more frequent wiping the more glittering the sculptures are
You are always welcome to collect the item at our shop with free of charge
The item comes with an original box and will be dispatched within 3 working days after the payment has been received if the delivery required
Delivery Cost within mainland UK for this item – £11 incl. insurance
Any enquiries please contact us on email@example.com