Carved Bone Guan Yu Warrior Qing Dynasty


Carved Bone Guan Yu Warrior

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Carved Bone Guan Yu Warrior Qing Dynasty

Carved Bone Gyan Yu carved Chinese Elephant Bone Warrior.

Intricately carved bone Guan Yu standing with staff in hand.

General Guan Yu (died 220 CE) is much revered by the Chinese even to this day.

General Guan Yu  (also known as Guan Gong or Lord Guan) was a general during the late Han dynasty period, serving the warlord Liu Bei.

Guan Yu is a legendary & mythical figure to the Chinese who served under the warlord Liu Bei during the late Han Dynasty.

He played an important role in the collapse of the dynasty and establishing the Shu Han state which was found by Liu Bei.

During the Three Kingdoms period.   In 214 Liu Bei gained control of Yi Province, and Guan Yu remained in Jing Province to maintain manage and protect the area for around seven years.

Liu Bei’s ally Sun Quan broke their alliance and sent Lü Meng to invade and conquer the territories while he was away fighting Cao Cao’s army at the Balle of Fancheng.

When Guan Yu was defeated at Fancheng and learned of the loss of Jing Province, it was too late and after an ambush by Sun quan’s forces was executed.

His story has given way to fictionalised ones which are found in the 14th-century historical novel Romance of the three Kingdoms.

He has also been passed down through the generations and lionising by his deeds and moral qualities.

He is the epitome of loyalty and righteousness and well respected.

He is reverentially called the Divus Guan Duan Di or Lord Guan or Guan Gong.

Yuncheng his hometown’s airport i also named after him.