Bat Engraved on Temple’s Door

Wooden engraving of bat on temple is symbolic. It is the Chinese culture of expressing good fortune always welcome at the doorstep.

The shape of bat appears to be painted with gold color. It sits right in the middle of the flowery engraving art.

The wooden artwork has symmetrical shape for its wings and has slight bas-relief with less depth.

Bats engraved on wooden door
Bats engraved on wooden door
Taken from Confucius Temple in Tainan City
Taken from Confucius Temple in Tainan City

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s