Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines

Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines
Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines

Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines

Early 20th century pair of finely carved soapstone guardian lions (colloquially knows as foo dogs or lion dogs). The male lion has his right front paw on an embroidered cloth ball; the female has a cub under the left paw, representing the cycle of life. Pale cream in colour with some grey mottling. 1075 g 10 cm tall 9 x 4.5 cm across bases. Some losses to the male's tail and a small chip to the female's mane.

The parcel will be sent fully insured and tracked. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "popugai" and is located in this country: GB.

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Antique Qing Chinese grey soapstone Imperial guardian lion (foo dogs) figurines