清瓷│An auspicious creature ‘s sculpture was engraved from a precious red Amber
A precious red Amber, sometimes named the bloody amber, was engraved to the tradition good legend creature, the Pixiu, which is the symbolize of the bravery that can encourage a person to do something with bravery, or the wealth that can enrich a person to get his richness. However, it was legend very good sign object to decorate inside the loyal palace of the king, or even the living room of the civilian. This luck creature sculpture was chiseled and engraved from a large bar of amber, a very precious blood amber, that has a high cost and a large volume before to be engraved by the ancestor technician. Depending the Chinese history legend, The people engraved the Pixiu sculpture with “looking back” shape before the Ming-Dynasty, and “direct viewing” shape for the time after Ming-Dynasty. Therefore, this lovely creature sculpture was created before Ming-Dynasty. Moreover, the ancestor make the surface was smooth, the transparent able red amber, and the mood of lucky, It is the most people seeking auspicious objects, especially for it never be buried underground. See through this clearly red amber, we can find some tree bark trays inside the amber, that just is verify this reality blood amber. The length of this lucky creature sculpture is 18.6 cm. the high is 11.8cm and the weight is 762g.