Dou Erdun is a martial art master featured in many Chinese chivalrous novels of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912 AD). This piece portrays a helmet-wearing Dou Erdun with red beard and blue facial make-up, a symbol of bravery and righteousness.


  • Title: Dou Erdun (puppet head)
  • Creator: Xu Zhuchu
  • Date: 1950
  • Type: Puppet
  • Physical format: 11x5cm

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