China Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for ExorcismChina Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for Exorcism

China, 17. Century. Authentic carved wooden ritual object to expel ghosts.

At the front side we see a Daoist (exorcist) with sword almost looking like a warrior.

At the reverse a Daoist formula is engraved.

At top and bottom of the reverse are Ba Gua symbols (Zhong-ren – for expelling ghosts).

53 x 23 x 182 mm, natural patina, good condition. Very well carved. Scarce.

This object has been bought in 1979 in a known Beijing antique shop. Other professionals too confirmed it is from Ming Dynasty.

ITEM ID
col-14800
ITEM TYPE
Antique

China Ming Dynasty Taoist Object for Exorcism

$840


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