Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Foo Dog

Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Foo Dog

Ref: P2363

This small and very unusual foo lion is depicted in reclining position. It displays a fierce, open mouth and an interesting treatment of its mane, formed with mogul-stud-like curls. This early piece is unglazed and has an incense receptacle on the back.

c. 1720
W 20 D 7 H 15 in.
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