Artists : Pei-Ying Huang, Cheng-ZeShih
Material: Stainless Steel
尺寸: 長225 cm x 寬125 X高210 (cm)
Dimensions: L225X W125XH210cm
Kirin Was known as an ancient Chinese beast. Its body resembles a horse with Scaly appearance. As a unicorn, its unique feature is a Sole horn. A Chinese canon, intended to explain characters, mentioned it, "Kirin is a beast resembling an OX with one horn. In ancient time, Kirin Was used to determine the Winner of a Court Case. The horn Was used to hit the loser." The other Canon, meant to include the unusual, also has it, "In north-eastern provinces, there is a beast. Seeing people in Combat, it will hit the unjust. Hearing people in quarrel, it will bite the incorrect. Its name is called kirin." Yet a canon, Written to balance inquiries, als 0 Says, "Kirin is a one-horn goat. By nature, it can identify the sinner. In ancient time, the God of Jailers had the goat to hit the sinner. " Therefore, kirinasalaw-abiding beast that harbors benevolence in dealing with the World. It symbolizes auspicious atmosphere, it also represents images of the just and upright."
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