Portrait of Tserendug, the White Old Man

Framed print of Tserendug, the White Old Man, God of Creativity, Lord of the Earth and Water, Protector of all Living Things. He is shown as a bald old man with a long white beard, seated on a dais covered with blue and brown fabric, wearing a white robe with flower designs and tiger skin boots. He holds a staff with a dragon's head in his left hand, a rosary in his right. Before are two cranes, deer, ducks and three jewels. Behind a cave opens into a mountain with a snowy cap. A table holds a vessel and basket, beside him are offerings of jewels and cloth. Three peach trees also bear golden jewellery. Blue sky and clouds.

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