Crane on a Tortoise sculpture
The sculpture is an exact copy of the sculpture of the XVII-XVIII centuries.
Crane and turtle are symbols of long life.
In Chinese mythology, statues of turtles and cranes were exhibited in the interiors of the Forbidden City. Crane on a Tortoise. Bronze sculptures were often encrusted with precious metals. At the turn of the 20th century, such figurines will be found to decorate the interiors of rich houses.
This is a bronze sculpture Crane on a Tortoise of the 17-18 centuries. The sculpture Crane on a Tortoise is an exact copy of the sculpture of the XVII-XVIII centuries, now a museum exhibit.
Known as the patriarch of the kingdom of wings. The beautiful crane can fly up to heaven and is endowed with many mythical attributes. And a symbol of immortality, happiness and longevity. He lived more than 1000 years and does not need food, but only consumes water. Cranes also bring wisdom, solve all sorts of problems, eliminate obstacles. Barriers that allow you to progress upwards, and help you achieve great achievements with honor. Chinese emperors used the symbol of a crane to designate a high position of power, to preserve power, stability and a life full of honors.
Crane on a Tortoise – In culture eastern ,
the turtle and crane each symbolize enduring power and longevity.
The two, standing together, represent a healthy long life of happiness.
In Europe, such figurines of different heights became especially popular in the modern period, and served as an interior decoration in the late XIX – early XX century.
Crane on a Tortoise sculpture – Feng shui
Ancient feng shui texts noted that the crane is another most important bird symbol in feng shui next to the mythical phoenix. The crane represents the patriarch of the kingdom of the wings and is the bird of immortality. The beautiful crane can fly to the heaven and is endowed. With many mythical attributes and the symbol of immortality, happiness and longevity. Meanwhile, the tortoise at the bottom of the crane is one of the four celestial animals (Dragon, Phoenix, Tiger and Tortoise). The tortoise is as important as the dragon. It is the greatest sign of longevity, stability, steadiness, good fortune, support and protection. Very suitable as the best anniversary gift, birthday gift or limited edition collective ornament. The receiver will achieve good health, longevity, safety, fame, riches and long career.
The ancient feng shui texts noted that the crane is another most important bird symbol next to the mythical phoenix. Known as patriarch of kingdom of the wings. The beautiful crane can fly to the heaven and is endowed with many mythical attributes and the symbol of immortality, happiness and longevity. It lived over 1000 years and does not need food but only consume water.
Cranes also bring wisdom, solve all kinds of problems, dissolve hindrances/obstacles allowing upward progression and help in attainment of greater achievements with honor. For those who frequently travel, the crane blesses you with smoothness and safety in your flight. Emperors of China used the crane symbol to signify high position of power. Staying in power, resilience and a life filled with honors. A pair of cranes in our living hall denote the patriarch and matriarch living through till the ripe age. And the continuation of an intact and harmonious family.
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