ANTIQUE FOO DOG BLOCK #3
FEATURES: This beautiful block features a pair of foo dogs playing with an "embroidered" money ball which is a traditonal motif representing happy occasions and wealth. Carved from a solid block of wood, the three dimensionsal carving is deep and substantial. Vivid expressions bring life to the piece. Foo Dogs are preotectors who guard your good health, wealth and safety. This piece and #4 can be a pair as they are same in dimensions and very similar in details.
DIMENSIONS: 10" H X 16.5" W X 3.5" D each
MATERIALS: Solid wood
CONSTRUCTION: Hand made. Hand carved.
ORIGIN: Shan Xi province
ERA: 19th century