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Chinese Foo Dog Statues

Chinese foo dog, foo lion, or guardian lion statues can often be seen in pairs guarding the entrance to a household, or as small figures within the interior of a room. Foo dogs are inspired by the majestic lion, but were often compared to the lion-like appearing dog breeds: Chow-Chow and Shih Tzu.

Foo dogs are meant to be guardians that ward off evil and ill fortune. Traditionally used as guardians of palaces and imperial households, the rank of the official to whom the statue guarded was discernable by the number of curls on the foo dog’s head. The lesser the rank, the fewer the curls.

While foo dog statues might appear as individual statues, more often they come in pairs. One statue usually represents the male and one the female. One is the yang, and the other is the yin. The... Read more

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A Pair of Bronze/Brass Foo Lion

May 19, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Lot of 3 Chinese Blanc de Chine Foo Lion Candle Sticks

May 19, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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An Antique or Vintage Chinese Robins Egg Glazed Foo-Lion

May 19, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$950 (starting bid)

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A Pair of Chinese Resin Foo Lion Figures

May 19, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Pair of Metal Painted Lions

May 19, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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CHINESE CELADON JADE FOODOG

May 20, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Brooklyn,, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Chinese Jade Chop Seal w. Foo Dog, Celadon Jadeite

May 20, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Jade Chop Seal w. Foo Dog, Celadon Jadeite

May 20, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese White Jade Chop Seal with Foo Dog, Jadeite

May 20, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Hardstone Fu-lions

May 20, 2018, 9:30 AM PST
Oakland, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Famille Verte Lion

May 20, 2018, 9:30 AM PST
Oakland, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Foo Dog Decorated Porcelain Plaque

May 20, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Sarasota, FL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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CHINESE CARVED FOO DOG

May 20, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Commerce, CA, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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Small Chinese Bronze Shi Shi / Foo Dog Seal

May 20, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Fine Chinese Ceramic Kirlins Vintage

May 20, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Pair of Jeweled Chinese Gold Washed Silver Kirlin Lions

May 20, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$1,800 (starting bid)

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Rare Chinese Art Jade Jadeite Sculpture

May 20, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$16,000 (starting bid)

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Rare Chinese Art Pair of Bronze Kirlin Sculpture

May 20, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$3,600 (starting bid)

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Rare Chinese Art Pair of Jade Jadeite Sculptures

May 20, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$5,500 (starting bid)

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A pair of Chinese porcelain Buddhist lions

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM BST
West Norwood, United Kingdom

£75 (starting bid)

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A pair of Chinese carved marble foo lions, possibly 19th century

May 22, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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PAIR POTTERY CHINESE FOO DOG GARDEN SCULPTURES.

May 22, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Aston , PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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May 22, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved Agate Foo Lion

May 23, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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Two Chinese Jade Mini Foo Lions

May 23, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Shoushan Lions

May 23, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese carved wood Foo Dogs sculpture

May 23, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Hallandale Beach, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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PAIR OF CHINESE CLAD SILVER AND JADE FOODOGS

May 23, 2018, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Pair of Jade dogs of Fo, each with a paw raised on a sphere, 5cm high, (2) - Stock Ref:5079-11

May 24, 2018, 12:00 AM BST
Stowmarket, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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CHIEN DE FÔ Porcelaine de Chine. Décor turquoise.

May 24, 2018, 1:30 PM CET
Bruxelles, Belgium

€5 (starting bid)

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CHIEN DE FÔ Grès glaçuré. Travail chinois, 20e siècle.

May 24, 2018, 1:30 PM CET
Bruxelles, Belgium

€70 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Foo Dogs

May 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved Foo Dog

May 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved Green Jadeite Foo Lion

May 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Carved Jade Foo Lions

May 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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Paire de chiens de Fô en porcelaine polychrome

May 26, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Cap d’Antibes, France

€140 (starting bid)

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Chinese carved rock crystal foo dog seal.

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Glenelg, MD, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese carved stone foo dog.

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Glenelg, MD, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Pr. Chinese Qing bronze foo-dogs

May 26, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Richardson, TX, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Pr. Large Chinese Sancai foo-dogs

May 26, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Richardson, TX, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Pr. Chinese bronze foo-dogs

May 26, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Richardson, TX, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Chinese Qing bronze foo dog

May 26, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Richardson, TX, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Pair of Finely Carved Jade Foo Lion Statues

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Carnelian Foo Dog & Turquoise Buddha

May 26, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Potomac, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved Jade Foo Dog

May 26, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Alhambra, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Lot chinese fo-dogs 20th century

May 27, 2018, 3:00 PM CET
Gent, Belgium

€60 (starting bid)

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Pair chien Fo Ming period

May 27, 2018, 3:00 PM CET
Gent, Belgium

€400 (starting bid)

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Lg Chinese Iron Red Foo Dogs Jar & Cover

May 27, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A pair of important Chinese Foo lions in glazed pottery (*) (45x27x74cm)

May 29, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Gent, Belgium

€1,300 (starting bid)

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A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE BRONZE FREE-STANDING LION FIGURES

May 30, 2018, 12:00 PM HKT
Wan Chai,, Hong Kong

HKD30,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Celadon Foo Dog

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Foo lions

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$64 (starting bid)

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CHINESE FOO DOG ON STAND

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved White Jade Foo Dog Group

May 31, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Boynton Beach, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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