Fu Dogs, 19th Century Keyaki Temple Carvings
Carved Keyaki (Elm) Wood Temple Carvings from the late 1800s. Excellent antique condition, beautifully weathered with highly detailed carvings. Sold as a pair.
11"W x 14"D x 12.5"H
Guardian lions, also known as shishi or foo/fu dogs, are intimidating, mythical, lion-like creatures seen across a breath of art forms and geography, ranging from Persia, to China and Japan. They are full of meaning, symbolizing prosperity, success, and guardianship - which has made them popular in Western art, as well.
1.5" H x 7" D
Using only mou...
2.5" H x 3.5" D
Takuma Murakoshi born in 1954, Ky...
1.5" H x 7.5" D
Using only mountain soil from Shigaraki mixed...