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[RAS 043.003] Votive door god


[RAS 043.003] A votive door god. In full armour, he wears the flags of a theatrical general, with a battle axe and sheathed sword.

42 x 28 cm

From a collection of 10 Chinese woodblock prints of door gods (men shen) from the Yangtze Valley and South China, donated to the RAS by Brian Houghton Hodgson on 4 November 1826.

[RAS 043.003] Votive door god