The Sanxing ('Three Stars') are the gods of the three stars or constellations considered essential in Chinese astrology and mythology: Jupiter, Ursa Major, and Canopus.
Fu, Lu, and Shou are the embodiments of Fortune (Fu) presiding over the planet Jupiter, Prosperity (Lu) presiding over Mizar, and Longevity (Shou) presiding over Canopus. They have emerged from Chinese folk religion in the iconic representation as three, old, bearded, wise men which date back to the Ming dynasty.
Statues of these three gods are found on the facades of folk religion's temples and ancestral shrines, in nearly every Chinese home and many Chinese-owned shops on small altars with a glass of water, an orange or other auspicious offerings, especially during Chinese New Year.
Size, the statues range from 46cm to 49cm in height, and each average 15cm in width.
Quite rare to find in this large size. Most large versions of the deities come in the 12" ( 30.5cm) size
Each backstamped in simple chinese
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