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Item ID: 201409  
  

China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Corean Lion Buddha's Dog

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 25. The Corean Lion, which is known also as the Dog of Buddha, or the Dog of Fo, is the habitual defender of Buddhist altars and temples. Its appearance is very menacing, with its sharp, powerful teeth and claws. It has a bushy mane and tufted tail. It is found painted on vases or modelled in relief on the tops of the covers for vases, and is usually represented as playing with a ball.

Publisher: Cavanders Ltd London
Series No: 25

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39

China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Corean Lion Buddha's Dog


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