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Interesting Ancestor Worship, Spirit Tablet, Dated Guangxu 1891

Interesting Ancestor Worship, Spirit Tablet, Dated Guangxu 1891


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1456292

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A very well carved and inscribed wooden tablet made for use in the family house, on the ancestor´s altar for worshipping of the deceased husband . This â€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 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. Very good condition.