Description: Chinese carved wooden gilt statue of immortal Shou Xin, 51 in, 130 lb.
LARGE CHINESE CARVED GOLD GILT WOOD IMMORTAL SHOU XIN FIGURE, RICHLY CARVED, EXCELLENT CONDITION,
Height: 51 in. = 127 cm;
Weight: 130 lb. = 58.5 kg;
Condition = Almost perfect, a small crack near the head (see photo)
Fu, Lu, and Shou
is the concept of
). This concept of the
Chinese traditional religion
is thought to date back to the
when the Fu Star, Lu Star and Shou Star were considered to be personified deities of these attributes respectively.
The term is commonly used in Chinese culture to denote the three attributes of a good life. Statues of these three gods are found on the facades of folk religion's temples and ancestral shrines, in nearly every Chinese home and many Chinese-owned shops on small altars with a glass of water, an orange or other auspicious offerings, especially during Chinese New Year. Traditionally, they are arranged right to left (so Fu is on the right of the viewer, Lu in the middle, and Shou on the far left).
Shipping: because of heaviness 130 lb and large size shipping could be between $400 and $1000 in USA. Ask about quote.
Condition = almost perfect, a small crack near the head (see photo)
Low Estimate: 4000
High Estimate: 8000