Recently we have carved out a pair of front door lion statue for a client in Vancouver, the lion she chosen looks powerful.
Right after we have shipped the lion, supported by our client, we decide to share the products and photos of products here.
Front door lion statue-Chinese guardian lions
This pair of stone lion sculpture is hand-carved out of natural stone. In order to match the door and wall of her yard, we choose this white-grey color stone and make the surface looks rough.
On the contrary to western culture, people like a rough surface stone sculpture in eastern culture, like rough surface buddha statues.
Stone lions stands for safety and luck
In eastern culture, especially in China, the Stone lion stands for safety and luck. In modern times, you will found stone lions symmetrically in front of buildings such as the imperial palace, temple, buddha pagoda, bridge or mausoleum, and so on. But in ancient times, the stone lion is more common standing in front of most of the mansion, gardens' front yard.
We are surprised that in Vancouver there are so many people combined traditional Chinese culture with modern house design, like statues of guardian lions, buddha pagoda in the backyard, wall fountains, etc. so we are very proud to help such design concept to come true!