From: China | Beijing

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C87
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 Lion | Fu Dog

Stone male fu dog or lion from entrance to the imperial gate, Beijing. Conventional Ming type. Grinning mouth, curled mane, brocaded collar with bell and tassels. His right paw rests upon a brocaded ball. Carved in one piece with the pedestal which is an oblong block with carved recesses on each side.

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

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