This very early and important, single foo dog (or lion) was hand carved, depicting a more congenial personality than most. The comical appearance is typical of many ancient guardian figures. It does display the wear of years of outdoor exposure that lends a truly antique appearance to the piece. It would make a great garden accessory or true collectors addition to a home.
c. 1600 W 12.5 D 16 H 18.5 in.