London, South Kensington
8 October 2013
A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP ENTITLED 'CHEVAL SURPRISE PAR UN LION'
CAST FROM THE MODEL BY ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The base signed 'BARYE' and a foundry number to the underside '889' on the underside
15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high; 14 in. (36 cm.) wide
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