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Asian Antiques2209 of 4176A Chinese enamel coloisonne dragon bowlFour statues  Wood, Metal, and Stone from around the world, sold together!  LOOKING UP!!
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Posted 2 years ago


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Just added these to my collection! A pair of dragons? Or some kind of wicked dogs lol

I would say Chinese but not 100% on that made of Porcelain?

Can anyone help idenify these? Or the makers mark on bottom please??

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  1. jwendell222 jwendell222, 2 years ago
    These are Chinese Shishi lions, often called foo dogs/lions. A pair usually consists of a male and female, but these are both male as evidenced by the paw on a ball, representing the world. A female would have her paw on a small lion, representing family. These are considered guardian lions and can be be found in front of temples, shrines, gates, and the like. In the U.S they are often seen in front of Chinese restaurants. Regards, Jim
  2. MarioBros MarioBros, 2 years ago
    Thank you! I did find some on Ebay as welll! These things are kind of scary looking but they are nice..

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