Up for consideration is this Estate Fresh Pair of Large Heavy Antique Carved either Green and White Jade or Stone Stone Foo Dogs on Stands Very Rare. These are hand carved and beautiful! Each Foo Dog or Temple Lions have fierce protective posture. We believe they are late Qing Dynasty or Early Republic. FOR SALE ARE FOO DOGS ONLY! Cement Pedestals are not included! The set consists of one male lion and one female lion. They appeared in China with the coming of Buddhism. They are prominently place displayed in the front of government building. The lion is the symbol of majestic strength, great courage and strong character. When a Temple Lion is seen playing with a ball, it is to signify the moon pearl witch symbolizes blessings and protection against evil. The ball also represents the sun witch is Yang. You always want the pair because one is considered bad luck. They are to be placed at the entrance of buildings with their back to the front door. If placed inside the faces should be looking or facing the outside, but never facing inside. The female has the ball. Placement should be on pedestals with the male on the right and the female on the left. They are in very good to excellent vintage or antique estate condition. One of the foo dogs is separated from it base (see photos). We believe thin set like what is used to lay floor/wall tile could be bused to reattach. We could find no chips. There are lines in the jade but one has to remember jade is an organic naturally earth born mineral. Please view all photos carefully as they are a part of the item description. They are truly rare, and even with stated issue museum quality pieces! They measure approximately 5 inches by 6 inches and 13 inches tall for female, 13.5 inches tall for male. They each weigh approximately 25 pounds on our bathroom scale. This also applies to non lower 48, USA locations. Thanks for viewing our listing and have a wonderful day! Please check out our other items for sale and also others for sale at member mamasantiquessilverandsuch! Almost all of the items we offer are vintage, antique or simply pre-owned, consequentially, reasonable wear and tear is to be expected. We try to describe any damage or problems we are aware of. We always include a number of clear photographs, that are integral to the description. So please review them closely. We are an older couple who travel frequently. We’re generally never gone more than 5 days. Thanks in advanced for your understanding!! We will make it right! Most of what we sell are very fragile breakable items. The item “Pair Heavy Antique Carved Soap Stone/Green White Foo Dogs Late Qing/Early Repub” is in sale since Friday, October 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues”. The seller is “coinman5823″ and is located in Clovis, California. 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, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Primary Material: Jade or Soap Stone
- Theme: Foo Dog
- Featured Refinements: Foo Dog
- Type: Carving Sculpture
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Organic Soap Stone Jade Green
- Features: Pair of Foo Dogs