Female Fu Dog
Stone fu dog or lion from entrance to the imperial gate, Beijing. Conventional Ming type. Grinning mouth, curled mane, brocaded collar with bell and tassels; left paw on her cub which lies on its back. Carved in one piece with the pedestal which is an oblong block with carved recesses on each side.
Purchased form Yamanaka & Company, 1915
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Fairmount Park Art Association Outdoor Art ( Jan 1986 - Mar 2000)
Sharpe Circle / Trescher Entrance Renovation (2002)
[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 180 no/14
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