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Japanese Edo Period Temple Carving of a Fu-dog

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1336143
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Antique Japanese keyaki (elm) wood temple carving of a fu-dog. Beautifully carved with mane of swirling curls and mouth full of sharp teeth, this fierce guardian would have once graced the eves of a buddhist temple roof. Edo Period. With contemporary black metal stand. Size: 15 1/2" high total (10 1/2" high not including stand) x 15" wide x 7 1/2" wide.