Oriental Pewter

Antique Pewter Figurine - DS1239S

RM888.00

Oriental Pewter

Antique Pewter Figurine - DS1239S

RM888.00
  • Description
Pewter is an alloy consisting of mostly tin and it is the fourth most precious metal. It also has very small amounts of antimony and copper which is added
mainly for strength and/or colour. 

The Antique Pewter finish is usually nickel plating on brass which has been dulled and darkened to simulate pewter. This may also be referred to as pewter or antique nickel. 

Vintage Chinese Longevity God Statue Shou Lao Hand Carved Pewter with Felicity Symbol. The Shou Lao / Longevity God, also known as Shou-Xing, is an ancient Chinese Taoist god of long life and fortune. He is usually depicted holding a long staff in one hand and a peach of immortality in the other hand. Along side this particular statue is a crane (also a symbol of immortality) and a fawn.

Insect, also called Felicity, symbol on the Shou Lao's garb is a symbol known to enhance longevity and health. It helps reveal early warning signs of illness,
assists body in casting off diseases and illness, and helps to focus mind
on healing and healthy attitudes.

Weight : 850 gram
Measurement : 11cm x 6cm x 5.5cm