Foo Dog traditionally known in Chinese simply called shi (獅), meaning "lion", or shishi, meaning "stone lion". This figurine often called Fu Dog (or "Foo Dogs") in the West - though you may also see them referred to as Chinese guardian lions, imperial guardian lion or stone temple dogs. As the name implied, Foo dogs are known to be protects the owner of the house and bring fortune or wealth.
LIULI Crystal Art Home Deco Art Piece of Chinese Foo Dog
The Chinese lion, commonly known in the Western Hemisphere as the “Foo Dog,” is an animal known for its great luck and noble personality. The mythical creature guards houses and doorways, simultaneously appearing fierce and peaceful. Here, an art piece titled “Frolicking Lion Welcomes Auspiciousness” does just that. From the imagination of LIULI Crystal Art studios is a playful Foo Dog mini art sculpture crafted in a well-balanced shape, brightening any surface at home and bringing a touch of mythical wonder.
作品為抱持如意、歡騰欲躍的彩獅，師承古意，細節之處頗富新意。獅字通“事”， 嵌入“如意”的元素，象徵事事如意、喜氣連連；渾然一圓，蘊含氣流生生不息，力量蓄滿而迸發，是無上的鼓舞和助力。 獅子造型動感流暢、自然舒展，遠觀展露矯健威武之姿，近觀一副憨態可掬之態，賞之愈喜。彩獅尾盤旋翹上背部，鬢毛飄飄欲飛，正是蓄勢待發、一舉騰躍之時，宛如登高臨下的守護者；細細把玩，只見圓目闊鼻，巨口微張，似是嬉笑戲耍的篤定悠然，又似躍躍一試的好奇。 獅子一直是民間的吉祥物，也是風水上的祥瑞之獸，代表有求必應、辟邪旺財。古人以獅子為百獸之王，辟邪護法，因此常在門前以石獅鎮宅，以示威嚴，同時亦象徵財富與權力。 “躍獅迎祥”適宜安置於辦公室案頭上，寓意廣迎八方之氣。