RARE Pair of Dogs Foo 20 cm Eggs and Spinach Chinese Porcelain XX Marked and Numbered. Pair of Foo Dogs 20 cm Polychromatic "Eggs and Spinach" Chinese Porcelain XX Marked and Numbered. Egg And Spinach Glazed - A special version of this kind of glazed decoration is called egg and spinach because it is decorated with white, yellow, green and purple or brown stains. This decoration is made by imitating the sancai lead enamel decoration of the Tang dynasty, which occurred almost exclusively on ceramic instruments and figures, such as camels, horses or a variety of warriors of the time.
In this case they are Chinese porcelain sculptures with various colors of the decoration eggs. Production and manual painting, colors drained with glaze on top, perfect as visible all the details in the photos. Translated as "lion", but can also refer to a dog, with magical powers and the ability to repel evil spirits. A pair of shishi, traditionally guarded outside the gates of shinto and Buddhist temples (although temples are more often guarded by Nio protectors). Collector's pieces, mythological foo dogs.
Pair of rare beauty different in both color and format. 8.5 cm W x 6 L x 20 cm Height. All sales final with no return privileges.I strive to go well packaged and well described, so I like to have a complete positive return when receiving the parts. The piece may not be replaced. Please take a moment to view my other items for sale. The item "RARE Pair of Dogs Foo 20 cm Eggs and Spinach Chinese Porcelain XX Marked and Num" is in sale since Monday, August 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "rarecollectbleantique_milu" and is located in Oeiras. This item can be shipped worldwide.