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19th Century French Blue and White Lion Candleholder Attributed to Emile Galle


Embellish your desktop or a bookshelf with this large, antique hand-painted blue and white faience lion standing sculpture. Sculpted in Nancy, France, circa 1870, this piece resembles a Classic delft style with blue and white colors. The proud lion is fused to a candle holder which bares Latin markings on the front "non inultus premo," which means "not without crushed." The piece is attributed to Emile Galle. Measures: 11.5" W x 8" D x 18" H.


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    circa 1880
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    H 18 in. x W 11.5 in. x D 8 in.

    H 45.72 cm x W 29.21 cm x D 20.32 cm

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    Dallas, TX
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