Print 1038: China. Chinese Funeral. Paper horse and cart to carry the deceased's soul to the hereafter. It is burned at the burial ceremony. Reverence for family's ancestors and filial piety are cornerstones of Confucianism. Caption from Harrison Forman's book Changing China: A wealthy man's funeral will include paper horses, carts, automobiles, houses, and servants to provide him with the material comforts in the after life.