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French Gilt Bronze Ormolu Large Double Inkstand Desk Set Lions, 19th Century
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality stylish heavy gauge gilt bronze inkstand desk set of generous proportions and of french origin. Third quarter of the 19th century. Cast in the Adams ...
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Antique 19th Century French Early Victorian Desk Sets

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Bronze, Ormolu

French Faience Inkwell with Lion
Located in Charleston, SC
An unusual and highly-decorative 19th century French faience inkwell from Normandy, featuring a stylized lion holding a shield with coat of arms, surrounded by a helmet (hollow for h...
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Antique 19th Century French Renaissance Inkwells

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Ceramic

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H 4.5 in. W 10 in. D 7.75 in.
Pair of Carved Wood Book Ends Depicting the Swiss Guard Lions of Lucerne, France
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This pair of bookends are depicting the dying Swiss Guard Lions of Lucerne, France which were designed by the Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen and carved the by sculptor Lucas Ahor...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI More Desk Accessories

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Wood

20th Century, French Desk or Bureau Plat with Lions in the Empire Style
Located in Berlin, DE
Bird's-eye maple wood on massive beechwood, partially carved and framed. The pedestal is arched on profile shaped washers. Above the four large winged, polygonal standing heads. Thre...
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20th Century French Empire Desks and Writing Tables

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Birdseye Maple

20th Century, French Desk or Bureau Plat with Lions in the Empire Style
Located in Berlin, DE
Bird's-eye maple wood on massive beech wood, partially carved and framed. The pedestal is arched on profile shaped washers. Above the four large winged, polygonal standing heads. Thr...
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20th Century French Empire Desks and Writing Tables

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Birdseye Maple

French Baccarat Sculptural Crystal Sea Lion Paperweight
By Baccarat
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
French Baccarat crystal sea lion sculpture posed on a sculpture of ice flow. The seal is softly sculpted, capturing expression and movement at every angle. The solid crystal glass is...
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20th Century French Paperweights

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Crystal

19th Century French Pewter Inkwell with Lion Sculpture Signed A. Bossu
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this elegant antique signed inkwell in a man’s office. Created in France, circa 1880, the pewter desk accessory sits on four small curved feet, and features a proud lion figure...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Inkwells

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Pewter

Empire Bronze Inkwell Writing Set 19th Century Greek Mythology Hercules Lion
Located in FR
Empire bronze inkwell writing set 19th century Greek mythology hercules and the lion Unusual Original glass liner Bronze with good patina.    
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Antique 1850s French Empire Inkwells

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Bronze

Vintage Regal Lion Standing Mantle Clock with Modern Clock Movement
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this nice decorative mantle clock of a very regal looking Lion A very lovely ornate clock, the movement is a modern digital piece There's a...
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20th Century French Regency Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

Antique Bronze and Brass Mantel Clock, Enameled Roman Numerals, Lion Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Elaborate and fine quality workmanship clock from the late 1800s. If you have never had the pleasure of owning a beautiful antique clock then this fine specimen could be perfect for...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Neoclassical Revival Table Clocks and D...

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Bronze, Metal, Brass

French Mahogany Tub Shaped Desk Chair With Lions Head Armrests
Located in London, GB
French Louis Philippe Mahogany Tub Shaped Desk Chair. The curved back terminating in lions head arm rests above a sprung, green leather seat on carved front legs with paw feet.
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Antique 19th Century French Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

19th century French Carved Oak Desk Library Table Lion Crest Renaissance Baroque
Located in Shreveport, LA
Geaux Vintage Antiques 19th century French Carved Oak Desk Library Table Lion Crest Renaissance Baroque ~Direct from France~ ~A spectacular antique French desk/library table o...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XIV Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Mahogany Lion Head Desk Chair, After Jacob
Located in London, GB
French Napoleon III Mahogany Lion Head desk chair with Neo-Classical Bronze Mounts, after Jacob c.1870<br /> <br /> Seat measures 19 inches high
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20th Century French Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Antique French Carved Oak Desk Barley Twist Lion Black Forest Style Renaissance
Located in Shreveport, LA
Direct from France, one of the most beautifully carved antique French desks we have seen…ever!~ ~The tall back crown has a large Black Forest style dimensionally carved plaque with ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Desks

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Oak

19th-20th Century Pair of Bronze Full Bodied Lion Bookends on Pedestal Bases
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of bronze full bodied lion bookends on pedestal bases, circa 1890s-1920s. Fine detail and chasing on these highly decorative bronzes each having a full mane of hair with an oppo...
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical More Desk Accessories

French Porcelain Clock on a Brass Base and Lion Head Handles, 20th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
French porcelain clock on a brass base and lion head handles, 20th century.
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20th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

French Empire Mahogany Desk Chair with Lions Head Armrests c.1810
Located in London, GB
A very fine French Empire mahogany tub back desk chair c.1810. The curved back terminating in beautifully carved lion's heads above a tan coloured velvet seat, on square tapering sa...
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Antique 19th Century French Chairs

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Mahogany

Bronze Lion Table/Desk Lamp with Custom Shade C. 1900
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning bronze lion mounted on a gilt wood base. The lion has been french wired and crowned with a hand painted parchment shade.
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Early 20th Century French Table Lamps

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Bronze

French 19th Century Writing Table Carved Oak Desk Lion Masks
Located in FR
Writing table or desk Henri II 19th century with lion masque drawer handles Barley twist legs and cross bar Carved edge top Hand carved oak Good antique condition with very good ...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XIII Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

19th Century French Renaissance Writing Table with Lions
Located in Dallas, TX
19th Century French Renaissance Writing Table with Lions immortalizes the King of Beasts, the proud symbol of history's greatest kings and heroes. This example, rendered by talented...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Renaissance Revival Desks

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Oak

French Desk Lion For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the French desk lion you’re looking for. Each French desk lion for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and bronze. Your living room may not be complete without a French desk lion — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A French desk lion is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Empire, Louis XV and Louis XVI styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one French desk lion that is appealing in its simplicity, but Baccarat produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a French Desk Lion?

A French desk lion can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,850, while the lowest priced sells for $395 and the highest can go for as much as $11,354.