Antique Chinese 16th Century Silk Brocade with Gold
Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 A.D
Size 48" x 31"
Size 122 x 79cm
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PROVENANCE, Peter Rosenberg Vallin Galleries
Frog or Feng Shui charm for prosperity.
This mythical creature is said to appear during the full moon, near houses or businesses that will soon receive good news (most of the time, the nature of this good news is understood to be wealth-related)
According to one Chinese legend, the Jin Chan was the greedy wife of one of the Eight Immortals, who was transformed into a toad as punishment for stealing the Peaches of Immortality.