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These are a very good Large pair of Chinese foo or lion dogs on plinth's, sometimes called temple lions made of metal and hand gilded with fine detail, all in the Ming style but dating to the 20th century, Circa 1920s period.


These are an unusually large pair of Foo Dogs, nearly 12 inches tall, with an unpacked weight of over 2Kg each.


These pair of Foo Dogs are modelled, sat on rectangular plinths with a brocade ball under one raised foot. These pieces are very well detailed, then hand gilded. The plinth's have detailed motifs moulded into the central panels with border detail along their upper and lower edges, with black felt to their bases.


Overall an impressive and very decorative Large PAIR of foo dogs or temple lions with fine detail.

  • Dimensions: 

    Height: 11.8 in (29.98 cm)Width: 8.1 in (20.58 cm)Depth: 5.1 in (12.96 cm)

  • Condition:  Overall good condition. Some wear and overall rubbing with some loss of gilding and finish. One dog has more gilding loss than the other.

    PAIR of Large Chinese Foo Dogs Gilded Metal with good detail, Circa 1920s

    SKU: O 282
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