Detail of Chinese Temple lion statue, Chinatown, Singapore, South East Asia by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Detail of Chinese Temple lion statue, Chinatown, Singapore, South East Asia

Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lion, often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of the lion in pre-modern China. Statues of guardian lions have traditionally stood in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government offices and temples.

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Uploaded 24 June, 2013
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