Antique/Vintage Porcelain Immortal, Chinese Republic (17042ZRK)


H: 12”  W: 4.5”  D: 3” | FREE SHIPPING

This elegant Chinese Republic Period porcelain is the Taoist immortal Han Xiangzi carrying his auspicious flute dressed in a beautiful blue robe with wide black borders, fine internal decorations and a decorative yellow floral undergarment. On the bottom is the manufacturing complex seal. As the patron saint of musicians and florists, this piece would be a great gift for someone who enjoys music or arranging flowers to beautify their home.


The Chinese-Republic was established after the downfall of Qing Dynasty when imperial kilns were taken over by private porcelain production complexes that preserved the late Qing quality and integrated Western influences while creating stylistic advances, a colorful aesthetic, and unique shapes and styles. Republic Period and later 20th-century porcelains are recognized for their high quality, clear white finishes, striking new glazes, and unique. designs. This figure is the Taoist Immortal Han-Xiangzi carrying his flute that provides healing sounds and attracts positive energy (chi). He wandered playing his flute with six sweet music sounds that attracts birds, soothes wild beasts and makes flowers bloom. He became one of the Eight-Immortals, the Taoist-deities with supernatural powers and abilities who perform magic deeds and carry unique identifying objects. He and his flute are auspicious symbols and wishes for good health and happiness. In feng sui  Immortals  should never be in bathrooms, bedrooms, or kitchens and Han-Xiangzi should face southeast. As the patron of musicians and florists it would one of the more fitting gifts for a musician. It contains the impressed seal of the kiln where it was produced. This is part of the VA antique-Chinese-Ceramics and-Pottery and the Spiritual-and-Inspirational Collection of Deities-and-Legends.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 10 × 6 in
Place of Origin



Antique/Vintage (1910-1980)



Materials and Technique


Dimensions (inches)

Ht: 12” W: 4.5” D:: 3”

Dimensions (metric)

Ht: 30.48cm W: 11.43cm D: 7.62cm


1 lb 8oz


Excellent, fine patina demonstrating age and use, no restorations/repairs

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