Fu Dog pair in porcelain - Yellow
Chinese porcelain statue:
- Porcelain Statue representing a Chinese mandarin.
- This statue is a faithful reproduction of the Qing porcelain "blue and white".
- Like all porcelain Qing there is a resemblance to Ming porcelain "blue and white" but the copy is not entirely the same, blue is less clear than the Ming blue sapphire.
Chinese Statue In porcelain - Dof of Foo
- Pair of Guardian Lions, also called Dogs of Foo or Chinese Wooden lions, they are protecting animals under the Law of Buddha.
- The Dog of Foo is a legendary animal that repels evil spirits. Chinese guardian lions are always shown in pairs, the female is accompanied by a baby lion (in its leg) and the male plays with a ball.
- In Chinese Buddhist temples, the Guardian lion male is always on the right side and the female is on the left side. They are placed at the front door to protect the home or the temple against the negative Chi.
- Dogs of Foo or Guardian Lions are the most powerful symbol of protection in Feng Shui. In addition to being excellent guards they attract happiness and especially fortune.
- This pair of Chinese lions is gilded with gold leaf, this pair is made of a woodenantique wood, wood dated XIX century.