Pair of Foo Dogs (Shishi or Komainu in Japanese)
Foo Dogs (Shishi or Komainu in Japanese) are symbolic, protective statues. They are depicted as a pair - one is female and one is male. The female represents yin and symbolically protects the people dwelling in the home, while the male represents yang, protects the structure itself.
Age: Early 19th Century
Origin: Southern Japan
Size: 15" x 7" x 15"
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