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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 134

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN SIENA MARBLE MODELS OF LIONS

    AFTER ANTONIO CANOVA, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN SIENA MARBLE MODELS OF LIONS
    AFTER ANTONIO CANOVA, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Set on black and white marble plinths
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high; 8¼ in, (21 cm.) long (2)


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    These lions are based on those carved by Antonio Canova for the base of the tomb of Pope Clement XIII, unveiled in 1792.

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