Antique Chinese Gold Brown Jadeite Jade Statue Carving Man Woman Traditional Art
We are offering an antique Chinese carved brown & gold jadeite jade statue, measuring about 5” tall x 2” wide. This piece is beautifully detailed down to beautiful carving to mimic embroidery on the clothing, depicting a man offering a cup to a woman.
This may be a depiction of a scene from the tale of the white snake, or perhaps of Chang’e. The cork base mimics the earth or rock the figures are standing on. This piece is the perfect addition to any collection.
The Legend of the White Snake (Bái Shé Zhuàn) is a Chinese fairytale about a snake spirit who falls in love with a human named Xu Xuan, and the ensuing chaos that follows. The Legend of the White Snake is one of the Four Classic Folk Tales; Chinese written works that have literary significance.
Chang'e (嫦娥) is the Chinese goddess of the moon, best known for stealing an elixir of immortality from her husband, Hou Yi. ... In Chinese mythology, Chang'e (嫦娥) is best known for stealing an elixir of immortality from her husband, the legendary archer Hou Yi (后羿), and escaping to become the goddess of the moon.
Excellent condition with no cracks or chips.
Brown Jadeite Statue