Male Rui Shi

Photographic Prints

Small (8.0" x 12.0")

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$7.70
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

  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

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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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  • Alan Findlater
  • Roslyn Lunetta
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