Global Art & Artifacts

foo dog

Bronze Foo Dog and Ram Ashtray / Bowl, Asia

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Detail:  I have had this forever to hold miscellaneous office things.  It is old and unique.  Two faces appear:  one is a ram and the other – with mouth open for the smoke to flow – is a foo dog face.   Circa late-1800s to… Continue reading

Antique Wine or Water Emperor Vessel / Pitcher, China

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Detail:  This vessel  – with a guardian foo dog on top – is a quality piece of art.  I acquired it from an Asian art dealer in Los Angeles.  It was cast in Shanxi Province in a foundry near the famous Houma Foundry.  Age unknown… Continue reading

Small Chop / Stamp / Seal with Foo Dog / Lion on top, China

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Detail: Hand carved in a jade material.  No personalized seal has been carved into the bottom.  Nice designs on side and a small foo dog / lion on the top.  Circa mid-1900’s.  I have personalized two chops for my own use. It is easy to do… Continue reading

Footed Glazed Vessel with Foo Dog / Lion Lid, China

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Detail:  Stunning glazed vessel with phoenix figures on each corner of a vented lid.  This was likely a censer or incense burner.  From our ceramic dealer in Canada.  Circa mid-1900’s.  Pristine condition.

Quality Chinese Incense Burner / Censer, China

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Classic and elegant censer from the mid-1900s.  The foo dog on top rotates for more / less ventilation.  With lid.   Great gift.  For the Serious Collector. Sorry, this censer has been sold.
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