Nine-head Lion (puppet head)

Xu Zhuchu1994

China Intangible Heritage Industry Alliance

China Intangible Heritage Industry Alliance
Beijing, China

This piece of puppet, also belonging to the mythological and monstrous category, portrays Nine-head Lion, the monstrous character in the Chinese literary classic Journey to the West, who was originally the riding animal for Taiyi Zhenren in heaven and descended on earth to be a vicious monster without the permission of its master.


  • Title: Nine-head Lion (puppet head)
  • Creator: Xu Zhuchu
  • Date: 1994
  • Type: Puppet
  • Physical format: 13x11cm

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