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Bronze shishi-lion

Price:  1.350,00

Heavy bronze figure of a nicely detailed Buddhist shishi-lion with a detachable tail.
Fiercely looking with wide open mouth with “countless” sharp teeth.

Also referred as Foo dogs (Chinese), these mythcal intimidating dogs symbolize prosperity, success, and guardianship.

Nice original patina and details.
Late Edo – early Meiji-period.

Weight 11.8 kg.

Size; H. 37 cm W. : 41 cm D. : 20 cm

Shipping and handling not included.

Ref. No. : 93127

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