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Chinese 19th Century Pair of Large Stone Lions

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1363899
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Chinese antique pair of large stone lions (ShiShi) in dramatic traditional poses. The male lion has it's paw on the embroidered ball - when placed outside a buiding, this represents protection of the material structure. The female lion has it's paw on a playful cub - when placed outside a building, this represents protection of the building's occupants.

19th century

36" high x 13" wide x 20" deep.