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Fine Pair of ‘Grand Tour’ Souvenir Bronze Lions on White Statuary Marble Bases

Fine Pair of ‘Grand Tour’ Souvenir Bronze Lions on White Statuary Marble Bases

Italy

circa 1825

The well-cast pair of early 19th Century Italian 'Grand Tour' souvenir bronze recumbent lions are after the marble originals sculpted by Antonio Canova in 1792 for the tomb of Pope Clemence XIII, located in St.Peters, Rome, Italy. They have excellent rich original dark patination and colour with chocolate hue highlights.

Height 12.00cm (4.72 inches)

Width 21.00cm (8.27 inches)

Depth 9.00cm (3.54 inches)

Stock No: F1152

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