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Pair of Chinese Turquoise Glazed Shiwan Pottery Foo Dogs
An absolutely delightful pair of Chinese turquoise glazed foo dogs, made for the export market. Portrayed seated on their haunches, heads raised, mouths in a wide grin, as if expecting treats. They have wonderful molded eyelashes above bulging black eyes, floppy ears, and long beards. The dogs are crafted from a dense brown stoneware known as shiwan, and glazed with a heavy, runny, turquoise glaze.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1920
- Materials and TechniquesGlazedStoneware
- Condition DetailsOverall good condition. One of the dogs with a small loss to one eyelash, as seen in photos
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 7 in. x W 4.5 in. x D 3.75 in.H 17.78 cm x W 11.43 cm x D 9.53 cm
- Seller LocationAustin, TX
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference NumberLU89476925123
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