Height: 16" , Width: 17" , Weight: 20 lb 3 oz (approx). The foo dog is a mythical beast in Chinese legends. Ancient Chinese architecture is often decorated with animals on ridges. They represent auspiciousness, peace and health.
Another purpose of theirs is lightning and fire protection. There are some small chips and hairline cracks due to its age. One of the dog's ears has been repaired. Please refer to the photos.
The item "Large Antique Chinese Ceramic / Pottery Roof Tile Fu / Foo Dog Lion, 19th c" is in sale since Saturday, September 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues".
The seller is "ancore556" and is located in Cordova, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ecuador, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay.