Checks in wood in various places; evidence of insect holes; tail broken from body of tiger at base; ends of three fingers and thumb missing from right hand of man; paint, ground, and small wood losses present throughout; surface dirt and grime on top of paint and gilding; recommend storing under mylar dust cover; wear white cotton gloves to handle.
See Academy "Bulletin," Vol. 8, No. 3, Dec. 1934; James Hsu, curator, Far Eastern Dept. ROM, April 1985; CD #UHN
Stauette represents Chang T'ien-Shih, the founder of religious Taoism; he is accompanied by his attendants, a tiger and a dragon; he performs exorcism with his sword.