Weight; about 5kg.
Material: 100% tin
Purity: 99.9%, Origin of Ge Jiu
Address: Laiwu, Shandong, China.
Sculptor: Wang Qianjun.
Tin-engraving "Auspicious Jar " is the miniaturen of the original
China Auspicious Jar in a proportion of tenth. It has silvery
luster, noble charisma, and is really a rare art treasures. All
over its outline is embossed with beautiful patterns which has four
storeys from bottom to top.
The first storey has twelve lovely kylins and lions. In ancient
times, people thought it as a symbol that the baby would be sage
and wise when mother was giving birth at that time kylin appears.
The moral of kylin appearance is security and peace in ancient.
Lion is known as the auspicious decoration of being elevated to a
higher position and advanced in peerage.
The second storey, there are eight vivid dragons hovering about in
the sky. In China, dragon is auspicious and festival animal, also
is the symbol of high position in society. In ancient legend, it is
said that the dragon holds one spherical pearl in his mouth, spit
it out when a happy event , chase and play with it in the sky. It
is believed as an auspicious sign.
The third storey, there are eight phoenixes in diferent postures
flying and dancing among the peonies, which is know as "Phoenixes
Shuttling Among Peonies". It expresses the meaning of elegance and
The fourth storey has eight rectangle blocks in same size, consists
of peony with tangled branches and copyed epigraph. The peony is
know as queen of flowers, queen with riches and honor. It usually
combines with other flowers to make up auspicous patterns, which
means happiness, riches and honor.
In the waist of auspicious jar, epigraph and animal head applique
are inlaid. Crafts of relief sculpture, full sculpture, line
engraving and inlay, also the techniques of malleating, chiselling,
modelling,engraving and welding, are adopted to achive this
Li He, the famous sculptor and the professor of the arts and crafts
department of Tsinghua University, heap praises upon it and
thinks it as the temporary Exquisite Works.
We are publicizing our national tin-engraving arts and crafts, will
guarantee that the works is original.
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