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Pair of antique chinese carved wooden foo dogs

S/N:SKU00000609

Qing Dynasty

  • £450.00
  • €509 Euro
  • $554 US Dollar

United Kingdom

Hoarde Vintage Member since 2016
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ANTIQUE WOOD CARVING FIGURES DEPICTING SHISHU
Exquisitely carved by a skilled hand with beautiful attention to detail throughout.
Depicting one male and one female guardian lion. The male holding a ball represents material elements and the female holding a cub represents the element of spirit and both together protect the building from harmful people and spirits.
Dating from the Qing dynasty, probably late 19th century.
They are in very good vintage condition with only minor wear commensurate with age.
Each one measures 14cm high x 12cm wide x 8cm deep.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 14cm (5.51in)
  • W: 12cm (4.72in)
  • D: 8cm (3.15in)

Period: 

Qing Dynasty

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