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The various symbols found on Asian works of art have quite a long history. Taoism, and Buddhism each brought with them a complete set of beliefs, legends, and superstitions. To even attempt a complete listing would be a lifetime project. What we have done instead was to go through our inventory of product and research the meaning of each, compile the information we found, and present it here. We are continually adding to this section as we acquire new designs and find there meaning.
Badger & Magpie May you experience great happiness Basket of Fruit or Flowers One of the Eight Immortals
Bats Good Luck. 2 Bats together means double good fortune. 5 Bats means The Five Blessings: long life, wealth, health, virtue, and a natural death Butterflies With Plum Blossoms symbolizes Long Life and Beauty. With a Cat means wish to live to 70 or 80 years
Bear / Panda Man Carp Advantage or Benefit in Business
Cicada Immortality, Life after Death Cock Reliability / Red Cock protects your house from fire
Crane Longevity. A Pair of Cranes symbolizes "Long Marriage", as Cranes mate for life. Cricket Fighting Spirit
Deer Riches Dove Fidelity
Dragon Male Vigor and Fertility, also the symbol for The Emperor Dragon & Phoenix Man and Wife, also the Symbol for Emperor and Empress.
Duck Married Bliss Duck in Reeds May you do well on your exams
Eagle Strength Eagle on a rock in Sea Hero
Elephant Strength and Astuteness Riding an Elephant Happiness
Fish Wealth Fisherman One of the 4 Basic Occupations
Goose Married Bliss Heron with Lotus Flowers May your path be upward
Endless Knot Long Life without Setbacks Lotus Purity
Magnolia Beautiful Woman Onion Clever
Ox / Water Buffalo Coming of Spring Peach Longevity
Peacock Dignity and Beauty Phoenix The Five Human Qualities: Virtue, Duty, Correct Behavior, Humanity, Reliability
Pine Trees Longevity, Steadfastness, and Self-Discipline Quail Courage
Sheep Yang...The Male Principle Snake The Woman
Tiger Courage and Bravery Tortoise Longevity & Immortality
Yin The Female Principle Yang The Male Principle

 

The Great Wall of China The Forbidden City
The Terracotta Army Along the Silk Road
 
Dreams in Chinese Culture
Dreams in Chinese Culture
Code:13764
Price:$7.00

Chinese Love Signs
Chinese Love Signs
Code:13762
Price:$9.00
Gold Leaf Painted ~ 10 Inch Turnip Vase
Gold Leaf Lacquer
Pair of 10 Inch Closionne Vases
Cloisonne
Pair of Brass Foo Dogs
Brass & Bronze
Inside Painted Boxes
 
 

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