Lot 1027
Three Pairs of Chinese Carved Stone Foo Lions
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Includes three pairs, the first is the largest pair, carved from light and dark gray mottled hardstone, both foo lions at repose looking to their sides with babies on their backs and holding a ball with their front paw, seated upon a raised pedestal (8 x 6 1/4 x 4in.)(good estate condition), the second pair is dark green hardstone, seated sitting upright, curls to mane and tail, seated on double lotus pedestals with blanket, one lion with a baby and one lion with a ball (7 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)(good estate condition), and a small dark gray soapstone pair of seated foo lions one holding a baby lion under its front paw and the other a ball, raised on shaped edge pedestals (5 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)(some nicks and scratches to surface).

From the Collection of a Southern Gentleman, Atlanta, Georgia