In China lion symbolises luck, power and dignity. The female is very often represented with her baby under one of her front paws and the male hold a sphere, which represents the world.
This pair of lions is used as a decoration or book ends.
In the past big lions were placed on each side of entrance door, in order to protect house.
- H. 16 x D. 9 x W. 14 (cm)
- China - Beijing