Finely carved, patinated Swordfish rostrum - Dragon Phoenix Motif (1) - Bone, Xiphias Gladius - Non-CITES species

Description
Finely carved, patinated Swordfish rostrum - Dragon Phoenix Motif (1) - Bone, Xiphias Gladius - Non-CITES species
Indonesia - 2019

Beautifully carved swordfish bill, a very impressive eye catcher.

THE STORY
At the heart of Chinese mythology are four spiritual creatures (in Chinese - Sì Shòu, in Japanese - Shishin). Two of the most powerful of the four celestial animals are the dragon and phoenix.

The dragon and phoenix are the perfect couple in Feng Shui. Dragon is "yang" while Phoenix is "yin", and they complement each other in creating yin-yang balance to harvest successful matrimonial bliss. This celestial couple is the symbol of everlasting love and they being together is the ultimate symbol of marital happiness. It symbolizes that the man and spouse will stay together through thick and thin, and that love and passion will last till the end. They ensure that a newlywed couple will be blessed with both patriarch and matriarch luck, outstanding achievement in life and great fortune and prosperity with many filial offsprings.

DIMENSIONS including stand
Height: 90 cm

SHIPMENT
- The tusk will be sent with track and trace via DHL Parcel or DPD. You will receive the tracking code as soon as the parcel is dispatched. With this code, you can also follow the status and the location of your parcel, as well as the expected delivery date. You can find this information once you have your tracking code, by entering it under “Shipment number” on the DHL website.
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Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Finely carved, patinated Swordfish rostrum - Dragon Phoenix Motif
Material
Bone, Xiphias Gladius - Non-CITES species
Estimated Period
2019
Country of Origin
Indonesia
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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