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Statue of a Taoist Exorcist, China, Early 20th C.

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1930: Item # 1461263

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Statue of a Taoist exorcist ("yingong"), in formal attire, sitting on a throne, holding his commandment baton in his right hand and a bowl containing the lustral water in his left. Wood, coated with polychrome painting. Animal hair used to represent the moustache and the beard. Votive box at the back, lid missing. China, early 20th century. Height: 25 cm. Painting partly flaking, otherwise very good condition.