University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 51-53-8
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Date Made: 1900-1951 AD
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1951
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Technique:Printed
Iconography:Buddhist Deities
God of Wealth
God of Fortune
Credit Line:Gift of Richard Shoemaker, 1951

Description

One of a series of popular prints on paper of Chinese deities from peasant cults. The Pantheon of popular Chinese Buddhism including local gods of Wealth and Fortune, revered by the humble folk of old China.


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