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Chinese Sculpture of Sun Simiao, the Daoist God of Medicine, Yao Wang.
December 2019 Auction by Far East Asian Art

An antique, carved wood sculpture depicting Sun Simiao, the Daoist God of Medicine, Yao Wang. Sun Simiao ( 581-682 ) was an historical figure who lived during the Tang Dynasty, a very famous physician and scholar that wrote two important text of medicine. He became canonised as God of Medicine and entered the Daoist pantheon as protector from sickness and help in healing...