Tray with a Hoo-Bird and Paulownia, anonymous, 1700 - 1800

Tray with a Hoo-Bird and Paulownia, anonymous, 1700 - 1800

lacquering, w 45.5cm × h 9.0cm × l 70.0cm More details

The hoo is derived from the Chinese fenghuang and is one of the Four Devine Creatures, together with the dragon, the qilin, and the turtle. Like the shishi, the hoo is a mythical creature known as the bearer of great fortune.

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