Examination Reports by the Friends of Sid Boyum Sculpture Project
and Tony Rajer, Art Conservator
Chinese Fu Dog Lantern
Artist: Sid Boyum, 1914-1991
Date: active 1966-1991
Dimensions: 85" x 19" dia.
Media: painted cast concrete
Condition: structurally sound, mildew, mold
Examination Date: 7/30/99
Examiners: Jennifer Wetterau and Tony Rajer
Description: Lofty cast concrete octagonal column supports a Chinese lantern, upon which resides the form of a Fu dog; all components are covered with a thinly applied layer of turquoise paint-probably latex.
Owned by the City of Madison, Wisconsin, USA