Chinese Foo Dogs are believed as the civilian door gods. They are placed in a pair to provide ultimate protection, guard against evil spirits and harmful people, nourishes chi that enters homes, bring in happy blessings. One pair - the one playing with a ball under his foot is male and the other one with a little baby Fu Dog under her foot is female.
How to place it?
- They are displaced (facing outside) at either sides of the main door, hall way or raised high up on both sides of the main gate, stairs or escalator. They can be placed on floor level or raised to higher level.
Dimension and Weigh: There are two sizes of the Foo Dogs as followings:
A. 18" Foo Dogs: each is 12" x 8" x 17 1/2"(H) Each is approx. 20 lbs
B. 24" Foo Dogs: approx. 17" x 11" x 23 1/4"(H) Each is approx. 30 lbs (unavailable)
Material: Resin, Gold dyed; Due to the dry weather here in California, the paint under the foo dogs looks like "crack".
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