Sometimes people view the Oriental world as an interplay between active and passive forces (male and female). Bats were thought to embody the male principle while the flowers and fruits are the female. In feng shui applications, bat is used as a wealth cure and considered a symbol of wealth. Bats also came to represent longevity and happiness, so it is an auspicious symbol in Chinese culture.
Bats are believed to have highly developed sensory parts for "smelling" out places with auspicious chi energy. The next time these flying creatures come and nest in someones house, one should rejoice because that heralds good fortune. The bat is a symbol of happiness and joy. The Chinese for bat (fu) sounds identical to the word for good fortune (fu) making bats popular in Chinese culture.Groups of five bats is said to be more powerful formula for abundance and fulfillment of dreams. Five bats together have long been used by Chinese artists to represent the five blessings: (wufu): long life, wealth, health, love of virtue and a peaceful death.
Qing Chinese Carved Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle 5 Bats Imperial Palace RRR" is in sale since Thursday, November 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles". The seller is "vicbg" and is located in Wien.
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