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Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger

Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger

Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger   Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger
Exceptional and Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger. The Chinese have been mining turquoise for at least 3700 years. This estimate is based on the find of bronze work with turquoise overlays that date back to 1700 B. It is believed, however, that ancient Chinese civilizations imported most of their turquoise, probably from Persia (Iran). Turquoise was used to carve statues and other art pieces, preferring jade for their jewelry Some turquoise comes from the Shanghai region, where the Ma'ashan turquoise mine is located, but most is produced in the Hubei Province, shown in the map above.

Turquoise from the Hubei region sometimes obtains the brilliant blues long favored by turquoise enthusiasts. Some of the mines in this area include the Huangcheng Mine, the Jinliantong Mine, and the Labashan Mine, all in Zhushan of the Shiyan Prefecture. Turquoise meaning embodies power, wisdom, luck, protection and immortality. The extensive use of this blue-green mineral rock throughout the centuries revolves around turquoise meaning.

Prehistoric Native Americans used turquoise rocks and jewelry in ceremonies to symbolize the god of the sky alive in the earth. This turquoise meaning is tied to the blue turquoise color. Spiritual turquoise healing properties provide cleansing and healing energies for the entire body, including energy centers.

Measurements: 5" Wide, 4 1/2" Tall. And 2 3/4 Thick Carving All One Piece of Chinese Turquoise Horse And Tiger Carving Statue Combined Under Neath of Carving is the Artist name LI-LE. The Turquoise Piece Actually before Carving One Large Piece of Turquoise.

I had this Beautiful Vintage Carving in My Gallery Cabinet Collection over 30 Years and Very Well Kept. This is a One on a Kind. Pictures show all Angles of this.

Exceptional and Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Carving of a Horse and Tiger. The item "Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger" is in sale since Friday, April 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues".

The seller is "paulsgems1" and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.

  • Region of Origin: China
  • Animal Type: Horse and Tiger
  • Age: 1950's
  • Primary Material: Turquoise
  • Maker: Artist Signature on Bottom of Carving LI-LE
  • Theme: Horse and Tiger
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Type: Carving
  • Features: LI-LE
  • Color: Turquoise and Black
  • Height: 5? Thick
  • Chinese Dynasty: Antique


Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger   Large Beautiful Vintage Large Chinese Turquoise Carving of a Horse and Tiger