An exquisite hand-carved Chinese sculpture featuring The Phoenix and The Dragon. A beautiful patina wood and in excellent condition. Approximately 35cm high.
The Chinese Dragon is often seen as the heaven’s supreme symbol of vigilance and incredible strength.
The Phoenix was only supposed to appear in times of peace and prosperity. It is the second of the supernatural creatures. The first being the Dragon. The Phoenix presides over the southern quadrant of the heavens and symbolises sun and warmth.