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The powerful symbolism of this bronze casting is one of power and control. The male lion stands boldly, his paw stopping the ball from rolling. This western symbolism is taken directly from Chinese Foo Dogs, Shi (Imperial Guardian Lion) which are also depicted in the same manner.
|Height||36.00 cm||(14.17 inches)|
|Width||52.50 cm||(20.67 inches)|
|Depth||25.50 cm||(10.04 inches)|
Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd
Head Office , 3rd Floor,
207 Regent Street