Japanese Gilt and Glazed Shishi

Late 19th Century

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Description

Shishi, also known as Foo Dogs, have been revered through Asia for centuries as symbols of fortune and protection.

  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • A pair of lions each with their foot on a pierced ball with gilt coats and accented with red glaze.
  • Unmarked.
Provenance

Sotheby's New York , Fine Japanese Works of Art , Nov 17, 1987.

Condition Report
Revive
Fair
Good
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Like New

Minor restorations and chips.

Dimensions
Height: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Width: 8 inches / 20.32 cm
Depth: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Materials
Ceramic, Porcelain
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
Japan
SKU

BZRR8

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