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Pair Carved Giltwood Foo Lions 16 inches

Pair Carved Giltwood Foo Lions 16 inches


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 958601

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Gilt camphor wood pair of intricately carved foo lions with coins and cash motifs. 16 inches total height, Plinth is 5.24 tall, 9 inches by 8.25. Animals are 11 inches tall, about 8 inches nose to tail and about7 inches wide.

Condition: Good overall for age and material. Male has shrunk away from plinth exposing raw wood at front (see enlargement 6) and has a very minor split on the right hip (see enlargement 3), Female's plinth has shrunk at the base in the front exposing raw wood (see enlargement 5) and the tail has split at center of the 2 central curls (see enlargement 2). All of the splits are very minor, the shrinkages are far more noticeable.