A captivating and beautifully crafted antique Chinese wooden figurine depicting an elderly man carrying a fish. Expertly carved with fine attention to detail, including porcelain eyes that bring the figure to life.
Dating back to the first half of the 20th century, this piece is in generally good condition, with a rich patina that showcases its age and history. However, it does show some signs of wear with a small portion of the robe missing.
In China fisherman statues are believed to attract wealth and prosperity. According to Bagua, the fisherman is placed in the southeast corner of the home. Fishermen and water are symbols of strength, wealth, and positive energy, so it's amazing to have them simultaneously. The fisherman is a symbol of the satisfaction of getting what you want and thus increases the prosperity around you. It uses the power of water and fish to get maximum results.