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This figure of Wu Xuan Tian in very good condition, beautifully carved and painted, the consecration slip says it was carved in 1834, making it 185 years old. Dimensions: 12.5”x 6.5”x 4” 
Wu Xuan Tian is also known as Hei Di, he’s a deity in Chinese religion, one of the higher-ranking deities in Taoism. He is revered as a powerful god, able to control the elements and capable of great magic. He is identified as the god of the north Heidi (黑帝 "Black Emperor") and is particularly revered by martial artists. He is the patron god of Hebei, Henan, Manchuria and Mongolia. As some Han Chinese (now the modern-day Cantonese and Fujianese peoples) migrated into the south from Hebei and Henan during the Tang-Song era, Xuanwu is also widely revered in the Guangdong, Guangxi and Fujian provinces, as well as overseas.

Wu Xuan Tian

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