Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Bronze Buddhist Guardian Lion Foo Dog Incense Burner Censer
Antique Chinese bronze incense burner censer in the form of the Buddhist Guardian Lion - Foo Dog, Qing Dynasty (1644 -1912 AD).
The lion is seated with the left paw raised on a brocade ball, and its scrolling tail flicks upwards.
Well cast in bronze and hand finished with fine details, the body is applied with swirling locks of hair and smaller curls.
Since reproductions of Chinese Bronzes flood the market, we would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique Chinese, Qing Dynasty, period, (1644 -1912 AD) Bronze Censer, and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
CONDITION: Missing head. It shows age and usage - original old patina.
Overall length: 16.5 cm (6.5 inches).
Height: 8 cm (3.2 inches).
WEIGHT: 523 grams (1.1 pounds).