Gorgeous brass pin featuring a Chinese foo dog. Very intricately made and inscribed with GWVS.
Chinese Foo Dog pin features the historic Celestial Dog that guarded the Buddhist temples in the Far East for more than 2,000 yrs. Also known as the lion of Buddha sthe protector of Buddhist Dharma. This particular dog appears in tattoo designs today. A combination of both lion and dog with claws and teeth showing, Standing guard at tombs and temples to ward off evil intruders.
Measurements: 2"W x l 3/4" Weighs: 20 grams
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