Antique Chinese Daoist Ritual Object 19. ct
China, app. 18. Century. Well carved wooden ritual object used to expel ghosts.
At the front side a Daoist (exorcist) with sword, standing on a fire-wheel is carved. At the reverse and side a Daoist formula is engraved – wu lei hao ling (五雷號令).
More Daoist spells at both sides of the object (千千雄兵 萬萬孟將).
6 x 3 x 14 cm, good condition, natural patina, good condition. Scarce.
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