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Qing Dynasty, A Pair of Chinese Wooden Lions

Qing Dynasty, A Pair of Chinese Wooden Lions

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 791007

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$425 for a pair

A pair of wooden male lions with their paws resting on balls.

Lion is a special animal to Chinese people. The lion is regarded as the king in the animal world, so it is represented power and prestige. The ball played by the male lion symbolized the unity of the empire.

It is believed that lion can protect human from evil spirits. That is why Chinese always place lions at the gates of imperial palaces, official residences, temples and tombs.

Age: China, Qing Dynasty, circa A.D. 1644 - 1912
Measurement: Length 11.6 C.M. and 12.2 C.M. / Width 9.5 C.M. and 10.4 C.M. / Height 22 C.M. and 22.2 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall. Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.