• Chinese eight immortels comb (4)
  • Asia
  • China
  • Width : 3 3/8 inch
  • Height : 5 1/4 inch
  • Depth : 1/4 inch
  • Impressive ivory comb featuring the eight Chinese Gods from Dao Temple (tao - taoism). The eight immortals are crossing the sea. They separately represent male, female, the old, the young, the rich, the noble, the poor, and the humble Chinese. Zhang Guolao's drum can augur life. Lu Dongbin's sword can subdue the evil. Han Xingzi's flute can cause growth. He Xiangu's Water Lily can cultivate people through meditation. Tie Guaili's gourd can help the needy and relieve the distressed. Zhong Liquan's fan can bring the dead back to life. Cao Guojiu's jade board can purify the environment. Lan Caihe's basket of flowers can communicate with gods.