Male Rui Shi

Canvas Prints

Small (8.0" x 12.0")

$56.00
Roslyn Lunetta

Joined November 2007

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Sizing Information

Small 8.0" x 12.0"
Medium 11.9" x 18.0"
Large 15.9" x 24.0"
X large 19.9" x 30.0"

Features

  • Each custom artwork is hand stretched and printed for your order
  • Vibrant colors printed on artist grade canvas
  • Printed image wraps 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) over the edges; the sides are white
  • Hanging hardware is included

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Artist's Description

Chuang Yen Monastery Male Imperial guardian lion, also called Fu Dogs or Foo Dogs, and called Shi in Chinese, are powerful mythic protectors. The male lion has his right paw on a globe, which represents his “feeling the pulse of the earth.” The male also protects those dwelling inside. Sometimes the male has his mouth open. This symbolizes the enunciation of the sacred word “om.” Fu means ‘happiness’ in Chinese; however, the term “Fu Dog” and its variants are not used in Chinese. Instead, they are known as Rui Shi (“auspicious lions”) or simply Shi (“lions”).

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Artwork Comments

  • Alan Findlater
  • Roslyn Lunetta
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