14 December 1999
A BRONZE GROUP OF A LION ATTACKING A HORSE
AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, LATE 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY
On a later rectangular yellow marble plinth.
Light brown patina; chips to plinth.
5 in. (14.7 cm.) high
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F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the Antique, 1981, pp. 250-251, no. 54.
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