Pair of Fô Dogs in green and ocher ceramic incense stick holder Ming dynasty

17th century
Asian Arts
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Pair of Ceramic Fô Dogs forming incense stick holders. Enamelled ocher, green and aubergine, represented seated on an openwork base, each holding a sphere in the mouth, the mane curled. China, Ming dynasty, 17th century.

Height: 19cm
Depth: 13cm
Width: 8 cm

On Fô dogs:
The dogs / lions of Fô were placed in front of the entrances of houses or public buildings in order to protect the places from evil spirits


Style Asian Arts
Century 17th century
Width (cm) 8
Height (cm) 19
Depth (cm) 13
Materials Terracotta, Enamel
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 75018, Paris, France

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