This is a hand carved sandstone statuette, depicting a Singha guardian. These mythological lion-like creatures appear in Hindu, Indian and Thai culture and can often be found guarding the entrances to Temples and other buildings.
They are also similar to Chinese Foo Dogs, that are typically depicted with a ball under one of their paws.
Dimensions (cm) : 6.8 x 8.9 x 3.9
Weight : 154 g