Chinese Gilt Foo Dogs

Circa 1900

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Description

Foo Dogs have been revered for centuries in China as symbols of fortune, nurturing and protection.

  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • Carved male and female pair in an export Chinoiserie style with red lacquer and heavy gilt.
Provenance

Winter Antique Show, New York, 1987.

Condition Report
Revive
Fair
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Like New

Small areas of minor chipping and loss to gilt.

The back of one has a stable crack.

Dimensions
Height: 19 inches / 48.26 cm
Width: 6 inches / 15.24 cm
Depth: 10 inches / 25.4 cm
Materials
Lacquered Wood, Gilt Wood
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
China
SKU

BZRS9

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