Imperial Guardian Lion - Left
The Imperial Guardian Lion Sculptures are rare, but, interesting, exquisitely sculpted Imperial Chinese Guardian Lions with a raised paw. This one has its left paw raised and companion sculpt has the right paw up. It stands almost 3 foot high and has a wonderful Chinese motif.
Chinese or Imperial guardian lions are a traditional Chinese architectural ornament. They are also known as stone lions or shishi. They are informally known in colloquial English as lion dogs or Foo dogs. The guardian lion is the bringer of good luck and the protector from evil spirits. This sculpt will become the conversational or a statement piece in your garden or home. Matched with its companion Imperial Guardian Lion with the right paw raised framing an entrance or garden path they will make a grand statement and bring harmony and protection to your garden and home.
Hand cast and finished in the USA in fiberstone. Guaranteed outdoor durability. Shown here in Antique Stone finish (left & above) and in Cathedral Stone (above), but, is available in all the finishes shown below. Color finishes are hand applied and may vary making each piece unique.28" x 17" x 35" H
wt: 99 lbs