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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 124

    LION EN ARGENT

    XIXÈME SIECLE, SANS POINCON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    LION EN ARGENT
    XIXème SIECLE, SANS POINCON
    Lion passant, une patte posée sur une sphère, la tête amovible, les yeux en rubis
    Longueur: 33 cm. (13 in.)
    1452 gr. (51.25 oz.)


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    Literature

    V. Laloux et P. Cruysmans, Le bestiaire des orfèvres, l'oeil du hibou, Suisse, 1994, illustr. p. 146.


    Post Lot Text

    A SILVER MODEL OF A LION
    19TH CENTURY, UNMARKED
    The walking lion with one front leg raised resting on an orb, his head set with ruby eyes