Vintage Antique Handmade Chinese Lion Foo Dog gold gilt filigree earrings. Vintage Antique Handmade Chinese export Lion Foo Dog gold gilt filigree crystal glass earrings. Rare Unique One of a kind. This is a pair of Rare Vintage Unique hand made One of a kind intriguing Chinese gold gilt silver filigree enameled lion foo dog earrings chasing and playing with balls. They are the typical male and female pair of lion foo dogs.Colorful enamels come in striking sapphire blue, turquoise blue, emerald green, orange and red colors. Excellent vintage condition, both lion foo dogs having articulated heads. Each measures 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" with a total combined weight of 45.9 grams. Rare hand made from antique vintage Chinese export gold gilt enamel over silver foo dog crystal blue glass rhinestone pierce earrings with. Measure Each measures 1-3/4" x 1-3/4".
They are about 4 1/2 Inches long. The foo dog figurines were transferred into unique earrings. Please scroll to bottom to view all the pictures. Foo Dog, Lion Dog & Celestial Dog all names given to the creatures that guarded the Buddhist temples of the Far East for more than 2,000 yrs. Also called Lion of Buddha, seen as the protector of Buddhist Dharma.The Foo Dog appears in tattoo designs today. The combination of both lion/dog features with claws out & teeth showing, stalking imaginary demons. Regal beasts became guardians at the gates of emperors. They stood guard at tombs & government buildings to frighten away evil spirits. Thank You for Viewing Our Store.
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Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Vintage Antique Handmade Chinese Lion Foo Dog gold gilt filigree earrings" is in sale since Friday, August 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "jnbmendes" and is located in Grover Beach, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.