nFêng-hwang(Chinese Myth) A pheasantlike bird of rich plumage and graceful form and movement, fabled to appear in the land on the accession of a sage to the throne, or when right principles are about to prevail. It is often represented on porcelains and other works of art.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nfeng-hwangSee fung-hwang. In Chinese art it is used as the emblem of the empress.