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Late Ming Temple sculpture of Lei Kong God of Thunder

Late Ming Temple sculpture of Lei Kong God of Thunder


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900: Item # 1295602
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Late Ming Dynasty carved wood statue of "Garuda" standing on a base of clouds and one foot resting on the top of a thunder drum - at one time his hand once held an object and his other hand now lost. The back still has the cover to the compartment with the offerings that has not been opened , please see pictures for condition .This statue is in stable condition and not as fragile as it looks , he also has been re colored over time but not recently size H 28" W 12 " D 8 " . This from a helpful member... Lei Kong, God of Thunder' as he is traditionally depicted as beaked- mouthed, green complexion, shoeless exposing reptile- like feet, wing-like appendages and holds a hammer/mallet in his right hand and a chisel in his left hand