Chinese Foo Dog Guardian Lion Bronze Sculpture Statue Signed Handmade Art 13" x 6"

SKU: 45923
3 in stock

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions: Height 13" X Width 6"
Weight:10 LBS
Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

Presenting a captivating bronze sculpture of a "Foo Dog" – the revered Chinese guardian lions, also known as Imperial guardian lions. These majestic creatures possess potent mystic powers and have historically stood as protectors at Chinese Imperial palaces, tombs, government offices, temples, and the residences of esteemed officials and the affluent since the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). Symbolizing the harmonious balance of yin and yang, with the female representing yin and the male embodying yang, pairs of guardian lions continue to be popular decorative and symbolic elements adorning the entrances of restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, and various other structures. These revered guardians stand on either side of the entrance, exuding a sense of strength and protection. Meticulously handcrafted, this bronze sculpture showcases the ancient technique of lost-wax casting, ensuring exceptional attention to detail and capturing the true essence of the subject. To enhance its longevity and beauty, the sculpture features a rich green patina finish. The artwork proudly rests upon a distinguished black variegated marble base, elevating its presence and adding a touch of elegance. The base also bears the signature of the esteemed artist, Ming, serving as a mark of authenticity and craftsmanship. Embrace the powerful presence and cultural significance of the "Foo Dog" with this remarkable handmade bronze sculpture. Imbued with historical reverence and artistic excellence, it stands as a testament to the enduring tradition of Chinese guardian lions.