Jade Emperor

(玉皇) One of the most important Taoist deities married to the Celestial Queen Mother of he West, Xiwangmu (西王母), he is the supreme ruler of Heaven and the first emperor of China. As ruler of the domain of heaven, he reigns over a court of all important Chinese gods including Mazu and Guan Hu, as well as the Kitchen God who reports to him annually on Chinese New Year on the morality of each family and determines the family’s fate in the coming year. Actual historical emperors emulated his fairness, benevolence, and mercy.

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  • Antique Kitchen God and His Wife, China (19028LAK) $995

    H: 10”  W: 7.75”  D: 8.25” | FREE SHIPPING

    This single statue portrays the Kitchen God and his Wife on one stand which is rare and indicates their close and lasting relationship as the protectors of the home and family. The Kitchen God and his wife were placed above the stove, a central part of the household to view and report about the morality of the family members to the Jade emperor at Chinese New Year and ahve their fate determined for the coming year. His serene face has an uncharacteristic smile  Their bright colors have faded naturally into a smooth warm patina which adds comfort and positive feng sui to any kitchen decor.



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