3500 "Make us an offer" Listings/. Antique 18C Chinese Porcelain Plate Qianlong Imperial Quality Ma Gu Xian Shou. The paste is of the highest quality as are the painting and cobalt.Maiden Magu is the Chinese Taoist Immortal of longevity, prophecy, history, and hemp. Cannabis is sacred to her, as are deer, egrets, and peaches. Her path is the Way of Infinite Harmony and she is honored for her commitment to freeing people from that which enslaves them. It is said that when the Immortals gathered for a feast, Magu prepared a special longevity wine and gave it to Xi Wangmu, the great Empress of the Western Heaven.
Xi Wangmu was so impressed with the elixir that she granted Magu immortality. It is said that although she appears to be young in her images and statues, Magu has seen the Eastern sea fill and dry up many times, each transformation taking thousands of years. She is a goddess of time and pleasure. Super quality made to compete with the European Porcelain manufacturers.Pictures in natural light are added. The graceful and beautiful deer is not included in the Chinese zodiac but does feature in paintings. It symbolizes longevity and riches as deer were believed to live to a great age. Lù means good fortune and government salary, and lù is also another word for precious jade. The god of longevity is often shown accompanied by deer; it was reputed to be able to locate the herbs of immortality. Retrieved from the Chinasage website. / Overall condition 3 chips (2 large) 1 line and some tiny frits/fleebites (nothing serious).
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