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Pair of Chinese 19th Century Hand Carved and Painted Temple Guardian Lions

$4,500per set

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A pair of Chinese sculpted and polychromed temple guardian lions architectural wood carvings. Born in China during the 18th or 19th century, each of this pair of temple carvings depicts a hand carved guardian lion, facing left and right. Mesmerizing us with their expressive faces and scrolled details, they each showcase traces of a red, black and gold polychromy that accentuates their imposing presence. Carved to be seen flat against a wall, this pair of Chinese 18th or 19th century guardian lions will be an undeniable conversation piece in any home.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Width: 23 in. (58.42 cm)Depth: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th-19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear, nicely weathered patina expected to be seen on such pieces. Please look at the various photos available.
  • Seller Location
    Yonkers, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: YN6249 / OKL/ FEA1stDibs: LU863915240171

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Yonkers, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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