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Item ID: 201421  
  

China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Children's Goddess Tiger

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 21. The Chinese goddess of children is represented as sitting upon the back of a tiger. The tiger is supposed to have the power of counteracting the pernicious influences which cause sickness to children. When a child becomes ill, those interested in its recovery burn incense and candles before an image or representation of the goddess and tiger, promising to make certain specified thank offerings should the child recover.

Publisher: Cavanders Ltd London
Series No: 21
Faults: Marks

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04

China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Children's Goddess Tiger


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