Kung Fu master. Chinese martial arts, Kung Fu and Tai Chi, all share the same root. They are a form of disciplined exercise designed to keep Buddhist monks alert and able to perform the rigorous meditations required to reach enlightenment. The famed temple in Shaolin China is the legendary birth place of modern King Fu. This hand crafted figurine, made in the famed Shiwan Ceramics factory in Shiwan China, pays tribute to the long respected discipline. The ceramic figure is hand molded and glazed with a deep rich blue color. The statue is the perfect gift for collectors and martial arts enthusiasts. Reorient's limited supply of these unique figures were originally produced in the 1980s. The statue has excellent detailing and stands 9-inches tall.