Design Library Image Collection
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View:
Male guardian lion (Shi) in bronze (T¿ngsh¿) with his paw on a ball, detail base
Date of View:
When used as statuary, the pair consists of a male resting his paw upon an embroidered ball (in imperial contexts, representing supremacy over the world) and a female restraining a playful cub that is on its back (representing nurture).
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module EIGHT
Landscape Architecture; altered landscapes; gardens
buildings; garden structures
Pan Yunduan (Chinese landscape architect, 1526-1601)
restored 1956-1961 (restoration)
plant material, rocks; wood; stucco
2 ha (area)
Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China