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Dublin Core

Title

Wood: sculpture

Description

One carved wood sculpture of an enthroned male figure. Depicted wearing a blue-painted hat and bearing a tasseled sceptre in his right hand. The figure's face and robes are painted in gold pigment. String is attached to the figure's head to emulate a long moustache and beard. The throne is a simple cubic structure painted red with gold highlighting. Iconography consistent with Zaoshen - the so-called Kitchen God.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

150x88mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1960.64

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Collection

Citation

“Wood: sculpture,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 25, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/149.