Pair of Limestone Fu Dog Protectors

c. 1850
$11,780 USD
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Dimensions
W: 10.5" D: 12.0" H: 25.0"
Materials
Limestone
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJAA033
Estimated Shipping
$500

These 19th century Chinese Fu dog protectors, each carved by hand from a single block of limestone, once guarded the entrance to a grand provincial Chinese home. Bells hanging from collars around their necks indicate that the pair has been domesticated, and they stand at attention, offering protection from evil spirits. With elaborately carved manes and emotive expressions, these Fu dogs have been imbued with a remarkable sense of life and energy.

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