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Pair Japanese Bronze Guardian or Temple Foo Lions
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Description
Pair of two (2) Japanese bronze temple / foo lions or dogs seated on hind legs with partially articulated tails, one with mouth open and the other closed. 13" H x 16 3/8" W x 7" D. Meiji period, late 19th century.

Deaccessioned by the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation to benefit the acquisitions fund.
Condition
Both with minor surface oxidation and minute scratches; each with a loss to tip of whisker below the mouth.
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Pair Japanese Bronze Guardian or Temple Foo Lions

Estimate $500 - $600
Jan 29, 2022
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Starting Price $250
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0020: Pair Japanese Bronze Guardian or Temple Foo Lions

Sold for $750
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Est. $500 - $600Starting Price $250
Winter Fine Art & Antique Auction: Day 1
Jan 29, 2022 9:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 28%

Lot 0020 Details

Description
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Pair of two (2) Japanese bronze temple / foo lions or dogs seated on hind legs with partially articulated tails, one with mouth open and the other closed. 13" H x 16 3/8" W x 7" D. Meiji period, late 19th century.

Deaccessioned by the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation to benefit the acquisitions fund.
Condition
...
Both with minor surface oxidation and minute scratches; each with a loss to tip of whisker below the mouth.

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