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Pair of Bronze Foo Dogs

Auction:
2574B
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2574B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Bronze Foo Dogs, China, with right paw resting on a "brocade" ball each figure surmounts a base, the upper pierced reverse-scroll section with four flanges surmounts a lobed lower rectangular section with pierced stylized taotie masks on two sides, with four foo dog face legs, ht. 13 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

China, Chinese art, Shang Dynasty, Taotie, Zhou Dynasty

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