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Vintage Afghan War Rug with Figural Pictorial Lions Elephants Warriors 6 x 4 ft
Located in Lohr, Bavaria, DE
Collectors item: Afghan War rug from the 1970s- Vintage Afghan War Rug with Figural Pictorial Lions Elephants Warriors 6 x 4 ft This one of a kind Afghan Baluch War rug shows two dif...
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Vintage 1970s Afghan Tribal Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Pair of Large Bronze Pixiu Wealth Lions, Doorstops, Paperweights
Located in Somis, CA
A pair of beautiful bronze Pixiu winged lions. These are mythical beasts believed to bring and keep tremendous wealth. Fine craftsmanship and vivid expressions. Detailed works throug...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Pair of Large Bronze Pixiu Lions with Turtle Shells Paperweights
Located in Somis, CA
A pair of beautiful bronze pixiu lions. These are mythical beasts believed to bring and keep tremendous wealth. Fine craftsmanship and vivid expressions. Detailed works throughout. T...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Brass Door Knockers Asian Lion Motif, Medium
Located in Somis, CA
Our brass knockers can be used as door knockers or hand towel rings. Fine craftsmanship depicts the ancient mythical animals with a high level of artistic expression. The featured li...
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2010s Chinese Metalwork

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Brass

Signed Lion in Frost “Butterfly” Lucite Dining Table
By Lion in Frost
Located in San Diego, CA
Glamourous “Butterfly” Lucite dining table with square glass top by Lion in Frost. Created of Lucite and resembling butterfly wings, this table is sculptural. The wings are connected...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Furniture

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Lucite

Older Southeast Asian Temple Guardian Lion Sculpture
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A very well and strongly carved older Guardian Lion with ferocious bared fang, blue mirror inset eyes, alert stance and rampant tail. The carving has good size and weight and also a ...
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20th Century Asian Tribal Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Japanese Lacquered Lion Mask
Located in Pasadena, CA
Traditional Japanese lion mask dating to the mid-20th century. The masks is in overall very good condition and would make an eye-catcher decorative element. Lion masks were used in t...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Folk Art More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood, Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquered Lion Mask
  • Japanese Lacquered Lion Mask
  • Japanese Lacquered Lion Mask
  • Japanese Lacquered Lion Mask
H 6 in. W 6.5 in. D 6 in.
Pair of Stone Lions
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of Chinese lions, male and female cut in stone and with many fine details. From the 16th-17th century. Appropriate patina consistent with age. The lion dispel and protect the C...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Stone

  • Pair of Stone Lions
  • Pair of Stone Lions
  • Pair of Stone Lions
  • Pair of Stone Lions
H 19.3 in. W 6.7 in. D 9.06 in.
Chinese Soapstone Guardian Lion Chop Seal
Located in Cookeville, TN
Offering a Chinese chop seal. Starts on thin square base that rises. Atop the seal is a guardian lion. All 4 sides are blank as well as the bottom. History of the Chinese chop se...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Fu...

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Soapstone

  • Chinese Soapstone Guardian Lion Chop Seal
  • Chinese Soapstone Guardian Lion Chop Seal
  • Chinese Soapstone Guardian Lion Chop Seal
  • Chinese Soapstone Guardian Lion Chop Seal
H 3.94 in. W 1.19 in. D 1.19 in.
Chinese Bronze Bell Shaped Censer Mounted With Buddhistic Lions
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual Chinese bronze censer of bell shape mounted with two Buddhist lions probably Ming 1368-1644. The censer is formed as a hollow bell with a wide rounded base and is decorate...
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Antique 16th Century Asian Ming Metalwork

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Bronze

19th Century Chinese Guardian Lions in Original Condition
Located in Kramfors, SE
Chinese guardian lions in original condition. The lions are made from wood and were handmade sometime during the 19th century in China. The guardian lions are sometimes referred to a...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and ...

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Wood

Japanese Old Copper Lion Figurine / Large Casting Figurine/Japanese Antique
Located in Sammushi, JP
An old Japanese brass lion figurine. It's big and very powerful. The round thing at the foot of the lion is a peony. It is a Temari with a peony pattern. (ball) The lion symbol...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Brass

Handmade Soapstone Vase or Candlestick with Foo Dog or Lion Sculptures
Located in Ulestraten, Limburg
Impressive soapstone vase with foo dog figurines Dimensions: 31 x 22 x 10.
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Soapstone

Japanese Meiji Embroidered Lions Wall Hanging
Located in Hastings, GB
A large Japanese Meiji embroidered wall hanging of a lion and lioness Meiji Era 1868-1912, late 19th-early 20th century Woven in different shades of green, brown, yellow, white and...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Textiles

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Fabric

  • Japanese Meiji Embroidered Lions Wall Hanging
  • Japanese Meiji Embroidered Lions Wall Hanging
  • Japanese Meiji Embroidered Lions Wall Hanging
  • Japanese Meiji Embroidered Lions Wall Hanging
H 36.23 in. W 61.03 in. D 1.19 in.
Carved Chinese "Foo" Lion Temple Guardian
Located in Charleston, SC
Made of lacquered hand-carved wood. This temple guardian posed as if reacting to and enemy.
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Other Antiquities

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Wood

Standing Female Devata with Lions Sculpture
Located in Coral Gables, FL
This piece is an incredibly rare terracotta sculpture of standing female devata with lions. This museum quality piece is from the Mardan-Hund region, Pakistan, circa 9th century. ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Pakistani Other Antiquities

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Stone

  • Standing Female Devata with Lions Sculpture
  • Standing Female Devata with Lions Sculpture
  • Standing Female Devata with Lions Sculpture
  • Standing Female Devata with Lions Sculpture
H 44.1 in. W 13 in. D 9.45 in.
Lion Khotan Antique Rug Mat
Located in New York, NY
What looks to be an early 20th century tiny rug mat from central Asia, most probably from the Khotan region from East Turkestan. A lion standing alone on ivory ground. It’s rather ti...
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Early 20th Century Turkish Folk Art Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Antique Pair of Chinese Polychrome Ceramic Foo Lions
Located in Sarasota, FL
Yellow glazed sitting on green base with open mouths, tongue out and nothing under foot.
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Ceramic

A Pair Of Blac-de-chine Porcelain Foo Lions
Located in New York, NY
A FINELY MODELED BUDDHISTIC LIONs,CA1970
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20th Century Ceramics

Antique Victorian 15-Karat Gold Lion Seal, circa 1870s
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique Victorian 15-karat yellow gold seal. Made in England 19th century, circa 1870s. Tested positive for 15-karat gold. Dimensions - Height 2.8 cm Width 1.3 cm Width 1.5 ...
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Antique 1870s British Antiquities

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Gold

Pair of Vintage Chinese Turquoise Glazed Foo Lions, 1980s
Located in Austin, TX
A striking pair of Vintage Chinese turquoise glazed porcelain foo dogs or guardian lions, circa 1980s. The pair of lions, modeled after the pair of Ming Dynasty carved stone lion...
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Vintage 1980s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Porcelain

1900s Chinese Small Bronze Vase with Lion Head Handles
Located in Malaga, ES
1900s Chinese small bronze vase with lion head handles.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Antiquities

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Bronze

Pair of Chinese Carved Hardwood Fu Lions on Pedestals
Located in Cypress, CA
Fabulous matching pair of Chinese carved hardwood Fu lions on pedestals with beautiful floral and foliate carving.
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Late 20th Century Chinese Furniture

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Hardwood

Large Antique Chinese Bronze Foo Dog Foo Lion Door Plates
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Large antique Chinese bronze foo dog foo lion door plates A stunning pair of door plates, they are made in bronze and are very heavy, these may originally have had handles through...
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Antique 19th Century Tibetan Metalwork

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Bronze

19th Century Japanese Earthenware Foo Dog Lion Dragon
Located in Miami, FL
19th Century Japanese Earthenware Foo Dog Lion Dragon Offered for sale is a dramatic and strong late 19th century Japanese foo lion. The earthenware figure was created in an unusual...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Ceramics

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Earthenware

Early 20th c. Republic Period Cast Iron Fu Lion
Located in San Francisco, CA
Cast iron Fu-Lion with a lovely distressed patina.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Metalwork

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Iron

Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
Located in New York, NY
A rare Edo period (17th century-18th century) Japanese lion mask for the Gion Festival. This mask was part of a two-man costume, with one man holding the mask and the other at the ba...
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Antique 17th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
H 10.5 in. W 12 in. D 11 in.
Japanese Kutani Taisho Period Large Pottery Lion Dog and Ball
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A large and impressive antique Japanese Taisho Kutani pottery figure of a lion dog dating from the 1920s-1930s. The heavily potted figure stands guard over a large ball with its fron...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Taisho Ceramics

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Pottery

Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
Located in Pasadena, CA
This a well-preserved lion mask that dates to the 18th century (possibly earlier). Lion masks were used in the traditional Gion Matsuri festival lion dances. The articulated mask wit...
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Antique Early 18th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask
H 6 in. W 6.5 in. D 7.5 in.
Chinese Carved Stone Temple Lion
Located in Woodbury, CT
An antique stone temple lion dating from the Ming Dynasty. He sits on his haunches atop a double tiered lotus carved pedestal.  
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Stone

  • Chinese Carved Stone Temple Lion
  • Chinese Carved Stone Temple Lion
  • Chinese Carved Stone Temple Lion
  • Chinese Carved Stone Temple Lion
H 14.5 in. W 7 in. D 10 in.
Chinese Polychromed Porcelain Foo Dogs or Foo Lions on Stands-A Pair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Chinese polychromed porcelain Foo Dogs or Foo Lions on stands. Their front legs are separated from their bodies as if they are about to roar at approaching visitors. They are...
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinoiserie Ceramics

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Enamel

Pair of 19th Chinese Tri-Colored Glazed Foo Lions /Dogs
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese tri-colored glazed foo lions. Beautiful pair of antique Chinese foo lions/dogs. The glaze still shines, there are minor chips here and there. Always standing in...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antiquities

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Ceramic

Pair of Chinese Porcelain Lion Dogs, circa 1830, Daoguang Period
Located in Gargrave, North Yorkshire
A fine pair of Chinese porcelain Fo dogs, circa 1830, Daoguang Period. Both iron red enameled recumbent dogs wearing tunics, finely painted with flowering plants, in famille rose ena...
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Antique 1830s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Porcelain

19th Century Chinese Blue and White Headrest with Guardian Lion
Located in Chicago, IL
In order to keep her elaborate hairstyle intact while sleeping, a well-to-do Qing-dynasty woman once used this ceramic box as a pillow. Lavishly decorated in the traditional blue-and...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics

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Porcelain

Pair of Chinese 'blanc-de-chine' 'Buddhist Lion' Joss Stick Holders
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A pair of Chinese 'blanc-de-chine' 'Buddhist Lion' joss stick holders probably Qing dynasty Each superbly modeled seated in opposing poses above rectangular bases Measures: Height...
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20th Century Ceramics

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Porcelain

19th Century Chinese Blue and White Headrest with Guardian Lion
Located in Chicago, IL
In order to keep her elaborate hairstyle intact while sleeping, a well-to-do Qing-dynasty woman once used this ceramic box as a pillow. Lavishly decorated in the traditional blue-and...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics

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Porcelain

Pair of Large Scale Chinese Glazed Porcelain Foo Dogs or Foo Lions
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning large pair of early 20th century Chinese Peking blue foo dogs or foo lions. This great pair of Chinese foo dogs are older with richer color than the later ones executed in a...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antiquities

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Porcelain

Vintage Midcentury Pr Japanese Komainu Lion Dogs Ceramic Turquoise Green Glaze
Located in Topeka, KS
Awesome pair of vintage midcentury Japanese Komainu or Lion Dogs in ceramic with a gorgeous glaze that is primarily turquoise green but mixed with many other wonderful colors of gree...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Japonisme Ceramics

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Ceramic

Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask II
Located in Pasadena, CA
This another superb example of an Edo Period early 18th century or earlier Lion Mask created for the Lion Dances of the Gion Matsuri Festival. The mask is in overall good condition f...
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Antique Early 18th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask II
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask II
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask II
  • Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask II
H 7.5 in. W 8 in. D 7 in.
Pair of Chinese Covered Altar Vases with Lavender Patina and Guardian Lions
Located in Yonkers, NY
A pair of contemporary Chinese covered altar vases with lavender patina and guardian lions. Created in China, each of this pair of lidded vases exudes a lovely lavender shade complim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Ceramics

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Ceramic

Pair of Chinese Bamboo Root Lions
Located in Sarasota, FL
Pair of Chinese lions completely hand carved out of solid bamboo root. They would make excellent decorative book ends or guardian door stops. Sweet faces with a smile and curly hair ...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Sculptures and Carvings

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Bamboo

  • Pair of Chinese Bamboo Root Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Bamboo Root Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Bamboo Root Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Bamboo Root Lions
H 9 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Pair of Chinese Stone Guardian Lions
Located in Chicago, IL
Often referred to as “Foo Dogs” or “Fu Dogs” in western culture, these handsome stone sentinels are iconic gatekeepers seen throughout Asia. Traditional symbols of protection, they a...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Limestone

  • Pair of Chinese Stone Guardian Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Stone Guardian Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Stone Guardian Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Stone Guardian Lions
H 32 in. W 43 in. D 13 in.
Delightful Tibetan Gilt Bronze Buddhistic Lion
Located in Austin, TX
A somewhat ferocious, somewhat comical, and altogether charming, Tibetan gilt bronze model of a Buddhistic lion, late 18th-early 19th century. Solidly cast and richly gilded, he is...
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Antique Early 19th Century Tibetan Tibetan Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze, Bronze

Antique 19th Century Bronze Incense Burner Monju on a Lion Japanese Meiji Period
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Nicely made piece of art. Very well made. An incense burner that does let the incense smoke come out of the mouth of the Lion. Both the lid and the dog have a mark. Pictures in...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Bronze Lion Sculpture, 19th Century
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A wonderfully impressive Japanese 19th century bronze study of a lion on a rock, Meiji period.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

  • Bronze Lion Sculpture, 19th Century
  • Bronze Lion Sculpture, 19th Century
  • Bronze Lion Sculpture, 19th Century
  • Bronze Lion Sculpture, 19th Century
H 28 in. W 40 in. D 15 in.
Pair of Chinese Provincial Garden Lions
Located in Chicago, IL
Stationed outside the entrance to a wealthy home, this fearsome pair of guardian lions was designed to scare off evil forces and provide protection. Animated by exaggerated eyes, row...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Elm

  • Pair of Chinese Provincial Garden Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Provincial Garden Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Provincial Garden Lions
  • Pair of Chinese Provincial Garden Lions
H 14.5 in. W 4 in. D 9 in.
Chinese Export Brush Pot or Bitong Porcelain, Hand Painted with Three Lion Dogs
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good Chinese export porcelain brush pot or Bitong hand painted in polychrome enamels with an apocryphal six figure Kangxi mark but dating to the mid-20th century. Thi...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Porcelain

Contemporary Handmade Pictorial Room Size Rug of a Resting Lion
Located in New York, NY
A modern Afghan pictorial room size rug handmade during the 21st century with a lion resting over a green field. Measures: 8'4" x 10'0".
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21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Folk Art Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Rare 19th Century Burmese Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions
Located in Yonkers, NY
Early 19th century finely cast Burmese bronze temple bell surmounted with two guardian lions. This rare temple bronze bell surmounted with two guardian lions is a great testimony of ...
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Antique 19th Century Burmese Antiquities

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Bronze

Pair Bronze Pi Xiu Lion Statues Paperweights
Located in Somis, CA
A pair of large, hefty bronze Pi Xiu statues. These mythical animals are the Chinese treasured money beast who is believed to bring and hold wealth. Beautiful gilding highlights the ...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Late Ming Dynasty Antique Stone Lions from China, circa 16th-17th Century
Located in Yonkers, NY
This pair of stone lions comes from China, where it was made during the late Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Each lion is carved from a massive block of stone and sits on a stand that feat...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities

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Stone

Pair of Tibetan Bronze Guardian Lion Figures
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fierce creatures standing with one front paw raised on a ball. With overall raised floral decorative motifs inlaid with gold, silver, green, blue and white glass and mica. (many age ...
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20th Century Tibetan Tibetan Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Pair of Grey Stone Carved Foo Lions
Located in Greenwich, CT
Pair of grey stone carved foo lions with good detail through out sit on top of detail base of dragons, rabbit and floral motif. Provenance: Acquired from Brunk Auctions.
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Stone

  • Pair of Grey Stone Carved Foo Lions
  • Pair of Grey Stone Carved Foo Lions
  • Pair of Grey Stone Carved Foo Lions
  • Pair of Grey Stone Carved Foo Lions
H 37 in. W 32 in. D 13 in.
Two Chinese Wood Lion Foo Dogs Incense Holder
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Two Chinese wood Foo Dogs Incense holder burners. Featuring a pair of highly detailed lion foo dogs, one male and one female which were thought to protect the home from harmful spir...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Early 18th Century Chinese Guardian Lion Dog
Located in Chicago, IL
This stone guardian lion shizi is over 250 years old and was carved by hand out of a single block of limestone. With such a strong yet peaceful expression, this mythical fu lion dog ...
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Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Limestone

Large Pair of Chinese Rose Quartz Foo Lions
Located in Cypress, CA
Wonderful large pair Chinese hand carved rose quartz foo lions. Meticulous attention has been given to every detail. Both temple lions are opposing and are modeled very well. Se...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Rose Quartz

Japanese Momoyama Carved Wooden Shinto Temple Lion Dog Figures
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Momoyama period carved wooden Shinto temple entry figures in the form of royal lion dogs seated in traditional pose. The pieces have had some conservation work done to stabi...
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Antique 17th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Chinese Carved Rose Quartz Foo Lion, Republic Period, China
Located in Austin, TX
Chinese Republic Period carved rose quartz foo lion with tiger eye eyes, circa 1930s, China. The foo lion, also known as a foo dog, is well carved from a single large piece of mot...
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Vintage 1930s Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Rose Quartz, Hardwood

Pair of Solid Black Bronze Pi Xiu Lions Paperweights
Located in Somis, CA
A pair of heavy, substantial bronze Pi Xiu beasts. These animals are mythical beasts believed to bring and keep wealth and good fortune. The artistry and craftsmanship is fantastic, ...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japanese Antiques After 1910-Wood Carving Lions / Shrines and Temples
Located in Sammushi, JP
Introducing the sculptures of old Japanese lions. This is a part of building materials such as shrines and temples. It is attached to the pillars at both ends under the eaves. The...
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20th Century Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

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Asian Lions For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of Asian lions is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of ceramic, wood and metal, all Asian lions available were constructed with great care. We have 68 antique and vintage Asian lions in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of Asian lions available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Asian lions are generally popular furniture pieces, but Folk Art and Hollywood Regency styles are often sought at 1stDibs.

How Much are Asian Lions?

Prices for Asian lions start at $155 and top out at $19,880 with the average selling for $2,120.