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Fu-dog Figurine

Qing
Late 19th century
Bronze

8 1/2 in. x 7 3/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. (21.59 cm x 19.69 cm x 21.59 cm)
Bequest of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College, 1894-1922

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: W.314
Deanery.261 (Deanery Number)
2007.3.18.b ()
Geography:
Asia, China
Classification:
Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures; Bronzes
Culture/Nationality: Chinese
Collection: Deanery Collection

M. Carey Thomas, the first Dean and second President of Bryn Mawr College, lived in the Deanery from 1885 to 1933. She was apparently quite fond of lions, which could be found throughout the house in various forms. This bronze fu-dog (Asian guardian lion) is one of a pair that was kept in the Dining Room after the Deanery became the Alumnae Center and Inn.

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