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Pair of Carved Stone Foo Dogs

$1,400per set

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Pair of foo or Fu dogs carved from jade stone. Also known as Chinese foo dogs, Chinese temple dogs, temple lions stone sculpture. The lions or dogs serve as stone sentinels an iconic gatekeeper seen throughout Asia. Traditional symbol of protection, they are made from durable materials, bronze or stone. While their decoration style varies by culture and religion, handsomely carved and highly detailed, they are universally indicative of power; initially reserved for temples, royal palaces and the wealthiest of families.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Width: 4 in. (10.16 cm)Depth: 3.25 in. (8.26 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Archaistic (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Great Barrington, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 64130021stDibs: LU833420216232

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    Ships From: Great Barrington, MA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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