This antique pair of hand-carved figurines features two majestic tigers made with the finest Asian rosewood and detailed with glass eyes. The intricate carvings showcase the beauty and craftsmanship of Asian art, making it an excellent addition to any collection. The tigers are posed in a dynamic stance, exuding strength and power, making them a perfect decorative piece for any room. The attention to detail in the craftsmanship is evident in the delicate curves of the tigers' bodies and the striking glass eyes that bring them to life. This unique collectible is a true representation of Asian culture, perfect for any collector or admirer of beautiful art.
The Chinese pictograph "Wang" on both tigers head mean "King". The spirit animal symbol of strength and will power. Typically carved in pairs, similar, but different, these figurines might have faced the door to ward off the 3 house evils of Fire, Thieves, and Evil Spirits.
The figurines are made with a hard wood called, Rosewood. One of many hard wood types favored among the Hungdong wood carvers.
Each tiger is missing 1 fang. Each tiger is 13" Long, 11" High, and 5 Wide. Tiger 1 - 4 lbs. Tiger 2 - 4 lbs.