Chinese Bronze Dragon Paper Weight, Three Dragons, Clouds, Sun.
Chinese Bronze Dragon Paper Weight, Three Dragons Flying In The Clouds, Sun In The Background, Lots Of Detail, Qing Dy Qianlong Mark On Base.
Dragons In Chinese Culture Symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, typhoons, and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck for people who are worthy of it in East Asian culture.
Clouds and Air represents the mind, emotion, and intelligence. Together, the two seem to symbolize in the cloud the idea of clear thinking and emotional purity. Some other symbolic things or ideas that the cloud is often symbolic of mystery, dreams, secrets, emotions, and potential.
The Sun, as might be expected, plays an important part in Chinese culture. It is the epitome of 'yang' representing, light, heat, vitality, Spring and East where the sun rises.
Officially the Great Qing, also called the Empire of the Great Qing or the Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and succeeded by the Republic of China. The Qing multi-cultural empire lasted almost three centuries and formed the territorial base for the modern Chinese state.
Item Code - BRO2B288QRG
Width: 7" Height: 2 3/8" Depth: 2 3/16" Weight: 531 g
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