Group of figures depicting a joss procession of gods

Made:
1880-1920 in China
maker:
Unknown

Group of painted wooden figures on a rectangular base, depicts a joss procession of 3 gods accompanied by a band of musicians, paraded around streets at night during epidemics, Chinese, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A69067
Materials:
complete, cotton, feathers, hair, metal, plaster, silk, straw, wood
Measurements:
base: 760 mm x 550 mm x 80 mm,
type:
diorama
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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