Carved Foo Dog

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2182

Description

Small column surmounted by a foo dog; pale green stone, probably jade, with red flecks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
carving (processes)
Chinese export
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Jade
Carved
China Trade
FIGURINE, ANIMAL

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 x 1 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.192

Places

East Asia (Asia) [general region]