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Pair Superb Neoclassical Style Small Italian Marble Lion Sculptures After Canova
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NEOCLASSICAL STYLE PAIR SMALL ITALIAN MARBLE SCULPTURES LION STATUES AFTER ANTONIO CANOVA
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BUY NOW £2500
- Superb Neoclassical Style Pair Small Italian Marble Sculptures Lion Statues After Antonio Canova.
- Magnificent craftsmanship of the highest handmade carved quality.
- Each sculpture is hand crafted from white marble and depicts a male & female lion in a Neoclassical style pose.
- Standing on four legs and baring its teeth.
- The figures are both set on slim jagged edge rectangular shaped white marble plinths.
- In the 18th and 19th Centuries pairs of sculptures of lions were very popular in European homes.
- They would often be placed on either side of a doorway to give the appearance of standing guard.
- They are each very heavy 25kg each approx weight.
- Beautiful centrepiece lion sculptures.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- Having some noticeable discolouration wear, scratches commensurate with usage & age.
- Unsigned no makers mark.
- Circa early 20th century, 1920's.
- International worldwide shipping is available please ask for a quote.
- Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.
- Cash upon collection is welcome.
Dimensions in inches & centimetres each approx
11" High (28cm)
6" Wide (15cm)
16" Length (41cm)