Chiwen (Chinese: 螭吻), literally hornless-dragon mouth, is a Chinese dragon, and one of the 9 sons of the dragon in Chinese mythology. Chiwen, this fish-like, hornless dragon with a very truncated body and large, wide mouth usually found along roof ridges. His presence on roofs is also said to guard against fire hazards.
Through Heaven and Earth
Waves rise and crash thousand fold -
The swelling of the ocean’s volition.
Power from the ebb and flow of the tide
Crashes like a dragon,
Unknowingly opening the gates of life.
Design Ref. No.: PEF072.ADA
Size: 6.30"L x 4.13"D x 6.89"H Inches
Material: Crystal Glass
Technique: Pate de Verre (Lost Was Casting)
Symbolism: Ambition, Protection, Wealth
* Note: As the art pieces are individually hand-made, the color and dimensions will vary slightly.