Antique Porcelain Ceramic Foo Dog Figurine Imperial Guardian Lion Red China Mark
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Antique Porcelain Ceramic Foo Dog Figurine Imperial Guardian Lion Red China Mark:
Description: antique ca. 1910-1920 set of porcelain Foo Dogs, marked in red on the bottom of the base "China". The male is supremely resting his paw on a ball and the female restraining a playful cub that is on its back. Vibrant colors and nice hand-painted detail.
Condition: very good antique condition without damage or repair. Presents beautifully!
Measurements: 6.5" / 165 mm tall, the base is 1.75" x 2.5" / 45 x 65 mm. Weight 1.25 lbs. See image 2 for size comp with 750 ml bottle.
Other: courtesy Gotheborg.com; 'From 1891 all Chinese items imported into the US was required to be marked with "CHINA". (U.S. Stamp Act of 1894). In the early 20th Century some Chinese porcelain still arrived to the US only marked with paper labels. In 1919 "CHINA" should have been replaced by "Made In China"'.
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