629: Chinese Carved Stone Kylin
Chinese Carved Stone Kylin
Ming Dynasty style, depicts the mythical Chinese chimerical creature represented as an oxen-hooved animal with a dragon-like head surmounted by flame-like ornaments. The kylin's appearance is a good omen that brings serenity or prosperity.
55 x 17.5 x 39 in.
Purchased in China, 1923.