Vintage Foo Dog
Known in English as lion dogs or foo dog, these guardian statues originate from Chinese Buddhism. These stone lions known as shishi are a highly stylized creature meant to protect the building from harmful spirits. This vintage garden lion is a rare interpretation that can be dated back to the turn of the century. Made of beautifully aged granite, this vigilant sentry glows with naturally occurring moss. Wear consistent with age, this lion provides a sage authority for the home or garden.
- Date of ManufactureUnknown
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 33.5 in. x W 15 in. x D 38 in.H 85.09 cm x W 38.1 cm x D 96.52 cm
- Seller LocationBloomfield Hills, MI
- Reference NumberLU5101216855432
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