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A Fine Pair Of Robin Egg Blue Buddhist Foo Lions,19thC

A Fine Pair Of Robin Egg Blue Buddhist Foo Lions,19thC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 779750
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 $1,500.00 
This playful pair of Chinese porcelain Foo Lions are modeled with their heads slightly turned to one side,the male with his right paw resting on a pierced ball and the female with her left paw raised over her baby cub in a protection mode. Both of their mouths are open,showing their teeth and protruding tongues,bulging eyes and their curly tails raised up over their backs.Condition:Excellent with very minor professional restoration to a small kiln flaw on the baby cub's body.(please note the kiln flaw on the photo enlargement(#1) which has now been restored and not visable(on #5 photo)Circa:Qing Dynasty,Daoguang Period(1821-1850)Size:8"L x6 1/4"H(top of tail). A fine addition to your Chinese porcelain collection that you will treasure for a lifetime.