Polychrome Figure of the Immortal Zhong-Li Quan
Chinese polychrome figure of the immortal Zhong-li Quan, Qianlong (1736-95), holding a fan in his left hand and a yellow bowl in his left, wearing pink robes with dragon roundels, height: 9 3/4in. 25cm. condition: some damage. Zhong-li Quan is one of the eight immortals and uses his fan to bring the dead back to life. According to legend he lived at the time of the Han Dynasty and discovered the magic of the philosopher's stone.