Ma Chao（马超）- one of the Five Tiger General （五虎将）, the heroic figure from Romance of Three Kingdoms（三国演义）
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This lovely figure is a mini statue of a well known chinese hero, called Ma Chao, who was one of the "Five Tiger Generals".
His image since appears on all kinds of chinese art form as a result of his well admired quality, namely bravery and loyalty. This figure is hand made by popular chinese Purple Clay and partially covered with 24KT Goldfoil. It is a special interior and in-car decoration, providing a sense of comfort as if being safe guarded by him.
The "Five Tiger Generals"refer to Guan Yu, Zhang Fei, Zhao Yun, Ma Chao and Huang Zhong, five generals from the state of Shu Han. Their biographies and stories appear in both historical text Records of the Three Kingdoms(Sanguozhi), and novels Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguo Yanyi), which describes the events before and during the Three Kingdoms period (220–280 AD), when the Shu emperor Liu Bei actually bestowed the titles of "Five Tiger Generals" on these five people.
They are very very popular figures in chinese culture, serving as models for generations of young people and influences their value in life.
Each figure hieight: 10cm, nicely packaged in gift box. Gift wrap is available, please contact for details.
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