Daoist Immortal Han Xiangzi


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One of the Eight Immortals, Han Xiangzi was said to be the nephew of the famous Tang dynasty poet Han Yu (768–824). He is usually shown as a young boy holding a flute. Han is wearing a white robe decorated with peonies, hinting at his identity as the patron of florists and his legendary ability to make peonies bloom in winter. A four-clawed dragon, a decorative motif typically used for imperial nobility and certain high-ranking officials, decorates Han’s robe.
Daoist Immortal Han Xiangzi

Daoist Immortal Han Xiangzi


China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi reign (1662-1722)

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