Stunning Vintage Pair of Male & Female Turquoise Chinese Foo Temple Dogs. Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lions, often miscalled "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of the lion in imperial China. Chinese guardian lions are sometimes referred to in English as shishi, literally translated as'stone lion'.
Always depicted in pairs to represent both yin and yang, Foo Dogs, also known as protective lions, symbolise both prosperity and success as well as guardianship. Each dog is in pristine condition with no chips or cracks.Absolutely wonderful pieces in such a lovely vibrant colour. Measuring 15.5cm (6.25 inches) tall x 6.7cm wide x 4cm deep they really are a fantastic addition to your collection. Cest Chic Unique always try to provide a 5 Star Service. The item "Vintage Pair of 6.25 Turquoise Blue Chinese Foo Dogs Figurine Statues" is in sale since Wednesday, February 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "cestchicunique" and is located in Bournemouth , Dorset. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.