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Antique Rare 18th Century Carved Marble Terracotta Figures of Regal Lions
Rare large pair of early 18th century carved marble terracotta Figures of regal lions, holding an impalement escutcheon A heraldic marshaling denoting a union Continental or florence Each of these fine, impressive sculptures exhibit impressive manes and bare their teeth as they sit on their clawed paws. Sculptures of lions were often found in homes in the 18th and 19th centuries, where they were thought fashionably imposing and could most often be found guarding doorways. This chateau pair would be perfect in an interior decor at the bottom of a staircase, or exterior on a stone pedestal or base, to add the touch of regal and old world charm to the space. Measures: Height 44 ½”.
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1700s-1800s
- PeriodEarly 18th Century
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 44.5 in. x W 16 in. x D 20 in.H 113.03 cm x W 40.64 cm x D 50.8 cm
- Seller LocationWest Hollywood, CA
- Reference NumberLU4400213799742
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