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Ancestor worship, spirit tablet, dated Guangxu 1891

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Ancestor worship, spirit tablet,  dated Guangxu 1891
A very well carved and inscribed wooden tablet made for use in the family house, on the ancestor´s altar for worship the deceased husband . This ”spirit tablet” has the name of the man, Chun Fa from Lin Prefecture , and the name of the donor, the respectful wife Niang, born Song. In the inside it says that Chun Fa was born in the cyclical year of XianFeng, eleventh month, ninth day =1850, lived to the of forty two years and died in the cyclical year of Guangxu 1891. Wood painted in red and gold lacquer. Total H. 42 cm. A real Museum piece for people interested in funerary practices. Good condition.


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