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Item ID: 201424  
  

China 1926 Cavanders Ltd Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Bribe The Kitchen God 灶神

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 10. Ethnic Life. Costumes. The Kitchen God is one of the peculiar institutions of China. Incense and candles are regularly burned before this God on the 1st and 15th of every month, morning and evening. The Chinese believe that the old god ascends to heaven and reports to the "Pearly Emperor Supreme Ruler", the conduct of the members of the family during the year. They hope thus to bribe him to present a favourable report. 灶神.

Publisher: Cavanders Ltd London
Series No: 10

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39

China 1926 Cavanders Ltd Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Bribe The Kitchen God 灶神


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