Candle-stand

This candle-stand is carved in the shape of ‘jin tong’ (golden boy, attendant to Guanyin). Like most items associated with funerals, they were either discarded or destroyed and are often not kept as treasured family heirloom.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th century
Region
Southeast Asia
Dimension
Object size: H77.3 x W52 x D48 cm
Accession No.
2006-01923
Material
Wood
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Furniture