Mysterious chinese lion sculpture large front door lion carved from white marble
There is a mysterious creature called foo dogs, A.K.A. chinese lion, the marble statue of chinese lion, along with chinese dragon sculpture are the most popular chinese myterious animal statue and traditional Chinese architectural ornament. This highly stylized stone lions often show up in a pari, male lion sculpture with a stone ball under his paw; femail stone lion statue with a cub under his paw. These majestic white marble front lion statues protect the building from harmful spirit and people. Chinese imperial palaces are full of white marble lion statues. This particular foo dog sculpture is hand carved from the highest quality white marble. If you look carefully at the surface of this foo dog, you could see the sparkling texture of the white marble. Same material as The forbidden city's chinese guardian lion sculpture and dragon sculpture.