Male 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; right paw on a brocaded ball. 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)
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 180 no.14
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