Late 18th c. seated Chinese foo dog in gilt bronze. The lion seated and well formed in a manner typical of the 17th and 18th century, which is a more rotund, almost inflated form. The roundels which form the mane and hair within are highly influenced by Japanese netsuke carving of the period.
Provenance: Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton, Minnesota. Height: 2 3/4 in x width: 1 in x depth: 2 in.
Good condition with some wear to the gilding.
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