Celadon Foo Dog Figurine, Andrea by Sadek, Chinese Guardian Lion, Lion Dog, Asian Decor, Collectible, Home Decor
A gorgeous porcelain figurine of a Celadon Foo Dog by Andrea by Sadek. The figurine is wonderfully detailed with the dog on an orb. Foo dogs are mythical lion-like creatures that originated in China during the Han Dynasty (206 BCE-211 CE). These figurines are also referred to as Shishi or Chinese Imperial Guardian Lions or a Lion Dog. They are made in Japan and are known for their distinctive light turquoise color. Foo dogs are symbolic of protection, success, wealth, and good fortune. They are also thought to ward off evil spirits and intruders. Foo dogs were originally placed at the entrances of Buddhist temples, palaces, important residences, and mausoleums. These figurines are often used as decorative items in homes, adding a touch of Asian flair to the decor. They are highly sought after by collectors and lovers of Asian art. This wonderful Dog Lion would make a wonderful gift or a great addition to your own home decor.
5½ inches in height
6 inches in length
5 inches in width.
The figurine is in excellent condition. It has no chips, cracks or crazing. He is just ready to be displayed and loved.
What a marvelous gift this would make for a special occasion or holiday. It is not to be missed.
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