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Pair of Italian Life-Sized Carved Limestone Lion Statues


A fantastic pair of Italian, life-sized, carved-limestone, lion statues. Monumental works in the neoclassical style with masterful, expressive detail throughout: thick, flowing manes; exposed ribs and flexed musculature; powerful paws and fierce mouths in a near, sly smile. Set on rectangular plinths with ball and botanical support details. Stone wears a wonderful surface from age throughout with small, scattered fossilized inclusions. Great, impressive scale; classic, dramatic and masculine statuary good for use indoors or out.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 35 in. x W 63 in. x D 24 in.

    H 88.9 cm x W 160.02 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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