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Neoclassical Grand Tour Patinated/Gilt Bronze and Marble Model of Medici Lion



A beautiful 19th century neoclassical Grand Tour patinated and gilt bronze model of the Medici Lion, standing on a Carrara and griotte marble plinth. With magnificent form, the patinated dark brown lion is seen keeping one paw on a gilt ball. The gorgeous plinth is hand carved and hand-chiseled with two layers of flawless Carrara marble and one large rectangular section of griotte marble with white inclusions. Rome, Italy, circa 1840.


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