Pair of Chinese Shanxi Province Stone Foo Dogs
Pair of Chinese Shanxi Province Stone Foo Dogs Pair of Chinese Shanxi Province Stone Foo Dogs Pair of Chinese Shanxi Province Stone Foo Dogs Pair of Chinese Shanxi Province Stone Foo Dogs

Pair of Chinese Shanxi Province Stone Foo Dogs

Ref: AR4023

These hand carved animal figures are often called Fu Lions or Fu Dogs. They are believed to have powerful, mythical protective powers and traditionally stood guard in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, temples and the homes of the wealthy.

c. 1750
W 12 D 10 H 30 in.
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