A Chinese Qing Dynasty Foo Dog
Reference No: 426
A large, late 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shiwan Glazed Majolica Foo Dog, originally made for a temple roof as a symbol of prosperity and success. Retaining its wonderful 'presence', with glazes in soft pastel colours. Area of Guandong, circa 1880.
Condition report: In fair, original and unrestored condition. Weathered and with some old breakages.
Dimensions: 40 x 20 cm, height 40 cm.