From: China | Beijing

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C86
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China | Beijing
Period Ming Dynasty
Date Made Ming Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Dolomite | Limestone
Technique Carved
Iconography Fu Dog | Fu Lion

Stone female fu dog or lion from entrance to the imperial gate, Beijing. Conventional Ming type. Grinning mouth, curled mane, brocaded collar with bell and tassels. The left paw rests upon 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.

Height 137 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Yamanaka & Company, 1915
Other Number Getz 14 - Other Number | 0813.F - Other Number

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