PAIR OF LARGE HANDMADE TURQUOISE BLUE STANDING FOO DOGS. Pair of rare, stunning Turquoise Blue Foo Dogs / Foo Lions Figurines Porcelain very finely detailed, great condition. Popularized during the T'ang Dynasty, Foo Dogs often guarded temples and palaces, protecting them from evil spirits.
Always shown as a pair. (Foo "Dogs" are actually lions).They are sure to become the stars of your home décor. This pair of Foo Dogs has a gorgeous turquoise blue glaze and are excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks.
Beautiful, bright blue turquoise colour. Each measure approximately 7" High x 10" Long x 4 Wide. One weighs in at 907 Grams. The Other Weighs 790 Grams.The mythology that evolved around the foo dogs revered the creatures as the ancient mystical protectors of heaven. The ancient Chinese foo dogs were carved from stone, such as marble or granite. A pair of enormous foo dogs, one female (yin) and the other male (yang), were believed to stand guard on either side of the gates at the entrance to heaven, and were used at the entrances to temples, palaces, and government offices. Foo dogs are considered powerful protectors against evil and inauspicious energies from entering your home or business.
The foo dog meaning in feng shui manifests a symbol which can be used to increase lucky wealth energy. You can take advantage of the foo dog's protective powers and energies by placing a pair at your front door. Pairing a female (yin) foo dog and a male (yang) foo dog establishes the ideal feng shui balance of chi energies. It's important that both dogs are facing out, so they greet all who enter your home and scare off malicious individuals, evil spirits, and negative chi energies.
A few quick steps can ensure your foo dogs are placed correctly. Stand inside the open doorway, looking outside. The male foo dog should be placed on the left side.
The female dog should be placed on the right side. Why Are Foo Dogs Used in Pairs? Foo dogs are believed to be so fierce that they scare off all malevolent spirits and prevent them from entering the kingdom of heaven.A pair of foo dogs guards the entrances to Chinese palaces, temples, and even garden gates. Any place considered important or sacred is usually protected by a pair of foo dogs, one female and one male. The foo dogs are used in these pairs to activate yin and yang energy, creating balanced energy to meet and deflect negative chi energy or intruders. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "vodka_terry" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.