Asian folk art depicting the legendary Emperor Huang-Di. Sculpture is in excellent condition m. Easuring 8″ x 5 1/2″. Huang-Di was the most ancient of five legendary emperors. According to tradition, the Yellow Emperor began ruling in 2697 B. His long reign was said to be a golden age, and he was honored as a benevolent and wise ruler. Before Huang-Di came to the throne, order and government were unknown in the world. He introduced systems of government and law to humankind. After ruling for many years, Huang-Di became tired and weak. He allowed officials to make decisions for him and went to live in a simple hut in the courtyard of his palace. Through fasting, prayer and meditation, he discovered the tao, or way-a belief that leads to an ideal state of being. The Yellow Emperor contined to rule for many additional years, attempting to bring a state of perfection to his realm. Upon his death he rose into the heavens and became a Xian (or Hsien), an immortal. The item “Vintage / Antique Chinese Religious Folk Art Wood Carving” is in sale since Friday, January 1, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues”. The seller is “ffj.chadwick” and is located in Prairie Village, Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Montserrat.
- Primary Material: Wood