Foo Dog Plinth - Roman Stone Finish

Foo Dog Plinth – Roman Stone Finish

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Foo Dog Plinth – Roman Stone Finish

Also available in Gold Leaf finish

Guardian Lion info:-

  • Chinese guardian lions male and female cultural Buddhist icons
  • Also popular in other parts of Asia including Japan, Korea, Tibet, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Sir Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, Laos, Taiwan and Singapore
  • Chinese mythology motifs – one of the twelve totem creatures
  • Typically made of stone – Chinese architectural ornament
  • Known in colloquial English as lion dogs or foo dogs
  • Highly stylised lions – Male – with a ball and female with a cub. The lions are usually depicted in pairs. When used as statuary the pair would consist of a male leaning his paw upon an embroidered ball (in imperial contexts, representing supremacy over the world) and a female restraining a playful cub that is on its back (representing nurture)- (ref: Wikipedia)
  • Traditionally stood in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government office, temples and homes of government officials and the wealthy
  • Believed to have powerful mythic protective benefits to ward off harmful spiritual influences and harmful people that might be a threat

Also available – larger than life-size lion – in a resting pose

Weight 58.2 kg
Dimensions 126 x 83 x 75 cm (L x W x H)


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Additional Extras

  • 2 pac finish is recommended for all products that will be used outside, to protect the finish. See product care guide
  • Mounting plates, hooks or other fixings can be requested when you ask for a quote.
  • Custom colours are available on most products.
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  • We can create custom versions of most designs, for example to change the size, pose or angle of a sculpture, or to include your branding on an integrated or separate sign. Just ask!


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