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Pair of 18th Century French Faience Lions


A charming pair of French lions in Faience earthenware in blue monochrome, attributed to Rouen, France, late 18th century These lions were influenced by Chinese foo dogs placed in temples or at home to protect members of a family, the French shields supported by the front paw of the lion were added to honor France.


  • Condition
    Good. Minor chips and wear noted.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 10 in. x W 10.5 in. x D 4 in.

    H 25.4 cm x W 26.67 cm x D 10.16 cm

  • Seller location
    Dallas, TX
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