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[RAS 043.006] Door god, mounted on a horse


[RAS 043.006] Door god, mounted on a horse. He wears theatrical make-up, holds a jian (smooth) baton in one hand, and with his other hand holds his rod of office (hu).

43 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 043.006] Door god, mounted on a horse