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Antique Chinese Statue of Demon Queller Zhong Kui

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1920: Item # 1276947
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Wonderfully made Chinese Statue of the mythical diety Zhong Kui. Zhong Kui was seen as many symbols including, protector of evil spirits, expeller of demons plague, and protects homes with male children. Zhong Kui is posing triumphantly with sword in hand, and a bat in the other. His foot is resting on a demon he commands. Incredible detail in the folds of his clothing, face and body of both Zhong Kui and demon. Five bats outline chinese symbol on his chest. Maker's mark on back of statue Republic Period Dimensions: 9" Tall, 6" Wide at Base