Statues of foo dogs, or guardian lions, have
stood guard in front of Chinese temples and imperial palaces for millennia. These elaborately detailed bronze figurines are certainly worthy of protecting your mantel, tabletop, or bookcase.
Guardian lions, or foo dogs, historically fronted the
entrances of Chinese imperial palaces and temples, serving as symbolic protectors. While the original statues are massive, this diminutive, but still fierce, pair are just the right size to stand guard over ...