Pair of French 19th Century Hand-Carved Stone Sculptures of Lions For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 11 images

Pair of French 19th Century Hand-Carved Stone Sculptures of Lions


Pair of French 19th century garden statues of hand-carved stone lions with shields. Each is crouched on their hind legs with an arm supporting an escucheon or shield upon which is cut a family coat of arms reflecting noble 18th century neoclassical ideals. Each sculpture is hand chiseled out of a single block of stone by a small artisan workshop and weighing over 100 pounds.


  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    The pieces are softened by almost 200 years of weather wear and have a natural patina including live moss,
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 21 in. x W 9 in. x D 14 in.H 53.34 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 35.56 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with the seller on your behalf to ensure you're satisfied with the resolution. Read more

Delivery, Returns & Payment

  • Delivery
    Rates vary by destination and complexity

    Some items may require special handling and packaging. Request a shipping quote to see what options are available to your destination.

  • Return Policy
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods

About the Seller

5 / 5
Gold Seller
1stdibs seller since 2004
Located in New York, NY
20th Century Specialists
More From This Seller
Late 19th Century French Romantic Garden Sculpt...
Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard
Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Sculptures
Cast Stone
A spirited late 19th century French cast stone sculpture of an adolescent male in a gay mood. The figure evokes the mood of Fragonard's painting 'L' indifferent. References: Beaux...
Rare Large French Early Modern Iron Sculpture /...
Early 20th Century French Modern Abstract Sculptures
Stunning, Rare French early modernist wrought iron freestanding sculpture / obelisk in a Modern Industrial style reflecting the late 19th century and early 20th century fascination w...
Pair Italian 19th Century Hand-Carved Modern Ne...
Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Revival Benches
A captivating pair of Italian Modern Neoclassical hand-carved wood stools or benches. Top (not-shown) was leather but can be re-designed to suit taste.
Four Italian 19th Century Hand-Carved Wood Stac...
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Louis XIII Footstools
Four small hand-carved Italian footstools/ottomans/stools featuring stacked ball and baluster decoration. Need to be re-upholstered. Priced and sold individually.
You May Also Like
Pair of 19th Century English Stone Lions
Antique 19th Century English Garden Ornaments
Cast Stone
A regal pair of reconstituted stone lions from 19th century, England. These cats are superbly patinated and ready for your garden. Each lion has a wonderfully detailed mane, and is h...
19th c Pair of Italian Hand-Carved Solid Marble...
Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Neoclassical Statues
Majestic pair of marble lions with flowing manes and other beautifully hand carved details that give them personality and intimacy. Late 1880s, Italian, and resting on their own base...

Carved Stone Lions

$6,500 / set
Carved Stone Lions
20th Century Unknown Garden Ornaments
A pair of carved seated stone lions. Origin unknown. Probably 20th century. Provenance : The estate of Gianni Versace.
Superb Signed Pair of 19th Century French Terra...
J. Garouste
Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Statues
This superb and opposing pair of terracotta lions was crafted and signed by the well-known 19th century atelier of Jean Garouste in Castelnaudary in Southwestern France. Fabulous det...
Pair of 19th Century Terra Cotta Winged Lions
Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Statues
Well articulated, impressive pair of terra cotta winged Lions. The winged lion symbolizes the city Venice, Italy, as well as one of its patron saints, St Mark.
Large 19th Century English Stoneware Recumbent ...
Antique 19th Century British Neoclassical Statues
A 19th century English salt glazed stoneware recumbent lion, raised on plinth.
Pair of 19th Century Carrara Marble Italian Gar...
Antique Late 18th Century Italian Statues
Carrara Marble
A pair of large 19th century Carrara marble Italian garden sculptures of playful Putti riding and cavorting with Billy Goats, holding aloft bunches of grapes and garlands of vine lea...
Pair of Composite Stone Recumbent Lions
Vintage 1930s French Other Garden Ornaments
Cast Stone
These attractive composite stone lions are very well cast to reveal a high level of excellent detailing. Unlike many others lion statues, these have attractive faces and over the yea...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries