A pair of porcelain Chinese guardian lions (shishi, also known in the West as dogs of Fo or Foo dogs) sitting on pierced pedestals, decorated on the biscuit with susancai (famille verte) yellow, green and deep aubergine enamels and dating from the Nineteenth Century. The female lion has a lion cub under her paw, and the male lion a pierced ball. The bases are unglazed. Height 17.5cm (6.9")
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