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Pair of Carved Marble Qilins on Pedestal

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Qilin in Chinese or kirin in Japanese is a mythical hooved chimerical creature known in Chinese and other East Asian cultures, said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or illustrious ruler. Qilin is a specific type of the lin mythological family of one-horned beasts. The Qilin is an equivalent of a unicorn in European cultures. Like the Chinese dragon, the Qilin is composed of different animals. Qilin may have the body of a deer, or an ox, or a horse. The body of the Qilin is also covered with the scales of a fish and is often enveloped in fire. The price is for the pair.

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  • Dimensions
    H 19 in. x W 12 in. x D 7 in.H 48.26 cm x W 30.48 cm x D 17.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    19T07010
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU886416518022
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