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Chinese Pottery Roof Tile Figure - God of Prosperity - A2808

Regular price $2,400.00

One of the famous Three Gods, Fu, Lu and Shou. Here we see Luxing, or Lu Xing, the scholar. In China the royal road to advancement was to pass the rigorous examinations that gave a young man access to the Imperial bureaucracy. In other words, education. Good advice to this day. Early 20th century. Late Qing dynasty. This majolica type pottery was extremely durable, befitting its intended function as a roof tile ornament.

In excellent condition. Measures 20" tall x 5 1/2" x 5 1/2".

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