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China Important Ancient Monumental Stone Tigers, Qing period 1750-1850

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China Important Ancient Monumental Pair Stone Tigers, middle Qing period 1750-1850. China, a monumental pair of tall hand carved stone tigers, 115cm, 46” high and 60cm, 24” in width. The powerful, benign carved sitting effigies perched on haunches and front paws with round heads and faces exposing defined eye sockets, ears and two fangs a top bases that feature curled tails on side each whole atop a block shaped base and hand-carved from limestone whose surfaces show considerable weatherization from exposure and good age. Reference: 35 Years Collecting 35 Treasures, Schneible Fine Arts catalog Number 30, p. 66. Provenance: originally found in Fujian Province, our private collection. History: Stone carvings of tigers are rare unlike more commonly encountered stone foo dog lions. From extensive travel through out China, we have seen only one other pair similar to these and that pair carved in smaller scale. Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. International Free Shipping limited to Express parcel service Maximum 50lbs dimensional weight and 130” measurements Up to $5000 value . Hawaii and Alaska please contact for limitations

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 18th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 46 in. x W 24 in. x D 16 in.H 116.84 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 40.64 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU128924132303
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