Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"

Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"
Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin"

Paired sculptures of Chinese unicorns "Qilin". Made of bronze and covered with a noble patina. China, XX century.


Qilin - is considered one of the magical animals of the Celestial Empire. The male unicorn is called Qi, and the female Lin, so that together this creature serves as a kind of animal combination of "Yin-Yang". In Chinese mythology, Qilin is the main of the 360 ​​animals living on land. In Feng Shui, it symbolizes long life, festivity, splendor, joy and wisdom of great descendants. It is recommended to use qilin images or sculptures for women who want to have a baby. Placed talismans should face the exit of the room.