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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

Material: Wood

Size: 15" x 7" x 15" 

$8,500.00

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