Chinese Box Wood Carving
Dog with Pup
China, Circa: early 1900s'
H 4 in.(10cm), W 6 in.(15cm), D 3 in.(7.5cm)
not including wood pedestal
Condition: minor age cracks, overall good.
vigorously carved roaring foo dog with glass-eyes and teeth inlays, featuring
multiple carved through with a small pup balancing on a ball. The tail of the
large Foo Dog is thrust up and terminates in five separate cascading sections,
intricately detailed hair lines with long fur on the animals' neck and back and
down the sides of its legs. Semi-gloss finish
to a rich burgundy red, a couple of filled minor age cracks with no major losses.