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18th Century Bronze Foo Dog Censer

China  –  Circa 1750

Dimensions:
7 in.H x 7 in.W x 4 in.D
18 cmH x 18 cmW x 10 cmD

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Mid Qing Dynasty rare and very meticulously cast in bronze incense burner depicting a Chines guardian lion, commonly known as Foo Dog.It is believed by Scholars that Chines Sculptors modeled lion statues after native dogs.This one carries a sign, the sun? on its head

DETAILS

Of the Period: Other
Place of Origin: China
Date of Manufacture: 1750
Period: Early 18th Century
Materials and Techniques: Bronze
Condition: Good. It is missing it’s lid and the tail has been broken off.
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions:
7 in.H x 7 in.W x 4 in.D
18 cmH x 18 cmW x 10 cmD