• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    A BASALT STATUE OF A LION

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BASALT STATUE OF A LION
    Recumbent, with tail curled around right haunch, on integral base
    21¼ in. (54 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1928 by the owner's late father-in-law in Berlin.