Antique pair of hand carved gilt wood Foo Dogs. The dog figures are of very good craftmanship and of fine detail. One dog holds its paw on a baby Foo Dog while the other has its paw on a ball adorned with ornaments. Both dogs are wearing beautiful collars and are standing on a rectangular base adorned with ornaments and painted in gold and red.The dog figures are in good antique condition. The wood of one dog figure has commensurate to the age some small cracks.The Foo Dog figures are dated at the end of the 19th century.
Base: Length: 7.9 inch ( 200 mm) Width: 5.5 inch ( 140 mm)
Total Height: 23.6 inch ( 600 mm)
Antique pair of gilt wood Foo Dogs, late 19th century