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English Georgian Gilt Lion Pedestal
Located in New York, NY
English Georgian style (19th Cent) green painted and gilt lion pedestal holding shield with square top.
Category

Antique 19th Century Georgian Pedestals

Materials

Giltwood, Wood

  • English Georgian Gilt Lion Pedestal
  • English Georgian Gilt Lion Pedestal
  • English Georgian Gilt Lion Pedestal
  • English Georgian Gilt Lion Pedestal
H 58 in. W 17 in. D 18.25 in.
Gilt Lion and Elephant Link Belt
Located in Riverdale, NY
Striking Gilt Lion and Elephant Link Belt with adjustable chain and 3D lion fob drop. 33" x 2.25" high with 5" extra chaining. 1980's USA. Excellent condition.
Category

1980s Belts

Pair of Fine Patinated and Gilt Lion Chenets
Located in Norwood, NJ
Pair of gilt and patinated figural lion form 19th century French chenets. In the Rococo style, with full figure lions. Finely sculpted raised lions resting on Rococo shield flowing i...
Category

Antique 1880s French Rococo Andirons

Materials

Gold Plate, Bronze

Pair of Regency Lacquered & Gilt Lion Ferneries
Located in New York, NY
Pair of English Regency style (19th Cent) black lacquered and gilt lions head planter/fernery stand with square pedestal base.
Category

Antique 19th Century English Regency Planters and Jardinieres

Materials

Gold Leaf

Rosenfeld Ivory Shoulder Bag, Gilt Lion Hilts
By Harry Rosenfeld
Located in Riverdale, NY
Harry Rosenfeld ivory leather shoulder bag with swirled gilt lion hilts suspending long shoulder straps. Ivory leather is wave quilted on body. An attached coin purse is on the inter...
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1970s Shoulder Bags

Swedish Carved Gilt Lion Mirror, circa 1800
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A rectangular gilt mirror with cornice top over a carved arch with a carved lion's head guarding fruit swags. The lower mirror with carved neoclassical motifs and anthemion in bottom...
Category

Antique 19th Century Swedish Pier Mirrors and Console Mirrors

Materials

Giltwood

1880s French Gilt Lion Table with Marble Top
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1880s French gilt lion legged table with marble top. Hand carved wood. From a Park Ave apartment.
Category

Antique 1880s Side Tables

Materials

Wood

Vintage Gilt Lion Door Knocker Statement Earrings, 1980s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
- Vintage item - Each earring measures 1.3" tall - Gold plated - Post earring backs for pierced ears - Circa 1980s - Estate acquired - Excellent vintage condition
Category

Vintage 1980s Modern Stud Earrings

Huge 18th Century Heraldic Armorial Plaster Gesso Gilt Lion
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A large scale heraldic gilt lion off naive depiction, constructed around a pine carcass with a thick hessian and plaster/gesso skin. The original gilt is beautifully faded, the pl...
Category

Antique 18th Century European Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Gesso, Plaster

A Fine French Empire Triangular Console Table with Gilt Lion Heads
Located in New York, NY
French Empire triangular shaped mahogany console table with 3 ebonized and gilt lion head legs with claw feet resting on a platform base under a white marble (top stamped JACOB-D-/R-...
Category

Antique 1820s French Empire Console Tables

Materials

Marble

Pair of Hollywood Regency Gold Gilt Lion Bookends by Borghese
By Borghese
Located in San Diego, CA
Stunning pair of majestic lion bookends in a gold gilt finish on a faux black marble base by Borghese of Italy, circa 1960s. The pair is in great vintage condition and our made of ca...
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Bookends

Materials

Metal

4 English Regency Style Gilt Lion Head and Snake Wall Sconces
Located in New York, NY
4 English Regency-style (20th Century) gilt metal wall sconces with three arms, lion head ornaments, and snake design. (PRICED EACH)
Category

20th Century Regency Wall Lights and Sconces

Set of Ten Regency Style Armchairs with Silver Gilt Lion Paw Feet
Located in Lake Success, NY
Set of 10 regency style painted armchairs having cane seats and silver gilt lion paw feet.
Category

20th Century American Regency Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Regency Style Console Marble-Top Tables with Gilt Lion Monopodia
By Maison Jansen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A stunning set of grand midcentury consoles with large lion supports in the style of George Smith. These classical tables take their inspiration from the French Empire and English Re...
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Vintage 1940s French Empire Console Tables

Materials

Mahogany, Giltwood

English Hepplewhite Inlaid Shaving Stand with Gilt Lions Paw Feet , Circa 1790
Located in Charleston, SC
English Hepplewhite shaving stand with a satinwood inlaid conch shell paladin cornice, flanking vertical satinwood string inlaid stiles, original adjustable mirror, lower case curvat...
Category

Antique 1790s English Hepplewhite Table Mirrors

Materials

Brass

Antique Gilt-on-Iron British Rampant Lion Signage
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Symbol of English sterling silver, the lion has a screw hole in the front foot and a pair of open front paws for holding. Feet can sit on a flat surface. Great for a sculpture or wal...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Pair of Gilt Bronze Medici Lions
Located in Stamford, CT
A rare pair of gilt bronze Medici lions resting on marble base. Each lion has a paw resting on a ball.
Category

Antique 1740s French Animal Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Bronze

  • Pair of Gilt Bronze Medici Lions
  • Pair of Gilt Bronze Medici Lions
  • Pair of Gilt Bronze Medici Lions
  • Pair of Gilt Bronze Medici Lions
H 5 in. W 8.25 in. D 3.5 in.
19th Century Royal Crown Derby Style Imari Planters With Bronze Gilt Lions
Located in London, GB
Pair of magnificent Imari Derby 1880 style planters with heavy 24-karat gold gilt and bronze with gilt bronze lions as handles.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

Materials

Bronze

Carved Gilt Wood Rococo Lion Paw Bench
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Carved gilt wood Rococo lion paw bench.
Category

1990s Benches

Materials

Wood

  • Carved Gilt Wood Rococo Lion Paw Bench
  • Carved Gilt Wood Rococo Lion Paw Bench
  • Carved Gilt Wood Rococo Lion Paw Bench
  • Carved Gilt Wood Rococo Lion Paw Bench
H 14.25 in. W 26 in. D 18 in.
1950s Gilt Decoupage Italian Lion Crest Lamp
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1950s gilt decoupage Italian lion crest lamp. Wood base, needs rewiring.
Category

Vintage 1950s Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

18th Century Gilt Bronze Lion Escutcheon
Located in Stamford, CT
Interesting 18th century Italian gilt bronze escutcheon in the form of a lion.
Category

Antique Early 18th Century Italian Baroque Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

  • 18th Century Gilt Bronze Lion Escutcheon
  • 18th Century Gilt Bronze Lion Escutcheon
  • 18th Century Gilt Bronze Lion Escutcheon
  • 18th Century Gilt Bronze Lion Escutcheon
H 4.5 in. W 3.625 in. D 0.5 in.
Six Chairs Antique Musical Empire Beechwood Gilt Swan Lion, Italy
Located in Munich, DE
An extremely rare set of six Empire chairs, made out of ebonized beechwood in Italy-Lucca, circa 1815, at the time when the sister of Napoleon was Duchess of Tuscany. The front legs ...
Category

Antique 1810s Italian Empire Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech

Rare Pair of Gilt Bronze Empire Style Lions Sconces, France
Located in Paris, FR
Rare and beautiful pair of double sconces French Empire style from beginning of the 20th century in gilded bronze figuring lion's head. The sconces are in magnificent condition. El...
Category

Early 20th Century French Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

Rare Pair of Gilt Bronze Empire Style Lions Sconces, France
Located in Paris, FR
Rare and beautiful pair of double sconces French Empire style from beginning of the 20th century in gilted bronze figuring lion's head. The sconces are in magnificent condition. El...
Category

Early 20th Century French Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

Rare Pair of Gilt Bronze Empire Style Lions Head Sconces, France
Located in Paris, FR
Rare and beautiful pair of double sconces French Empire style from beginning of the 20th century in gilted bronze figuring lion's head. The sconces are in magnificent condition. El...
Category

Early 20th Century French Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

20th Century Silver-Gilt and Nephrite Crouching Lion Decorative Bowl
Located in London, GB
20th century silver-gilt and nephrite crouching lion decorative bowl Continental, c. 1970s Dimensions: Height 22cm, width 42cm, depth 24cm Beautifully crafted from nephrite, ste...
Category

Late 20th Century European Decorative Bowls

Materials

Jade, Silver

Pair of Beautiful 19th Century Italian Renaissance Gilt Bronze Lions
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Renaissance (19th century) small gilt bronze lions on a pale green rectangular marble plinths.
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Bronze

English Framed Gilt Bronze Lion Mounted on Black Velvet, 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
A 19th century English gilt bronze lion mounted on black velvet in wooden and gilt frame.   
Category

Antique 19th Century English Decorative Art

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Gilt Bronze Gothic Revival Altar Pricket Candlesticks w. Lion Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and stunning pair of Flemish, Medieval Style candlesticks with crouching lions. If you are looking for the best quality and best condition antiques only then this rare pair cou...
Category

Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Candlesticks

Materials

Bronze

Vintage Gilt & Crystal Pavé Lion Head Figural Brooch, 1980s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
- Vintage item - 1.8" x 1.5" - Gold plated - Clear crystal rhinestones with green rhinestone accents for eyes - Circa 1980s - Estate acquired - This item has been cleaned & po...
Category

Vintage 1980s Modern Brooches

Signed E. F. Caldwell Gilt Bronze Classical Style Lion and Tassel Sconces, Pair
By Edward F. Caldwell & Co.
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
This impressive pair of Empire style 'lion' sconces are by Edward F. Caldwell. They feature Classical motifs including acanthus leaves, arrows, rosettes, and roped tassels. They ret...
Category

Early 20th Century American Neoclassical Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Crystal, Bronze

Christopher Ross Massive Gilt Metal Lion Buckle Belt c 1984
By Christopher Ross
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
Christopher Ross Massive 24k gold plated gilt metal lion buckle belt c 1984 The incredible huge scale designer belt is adorned with a dramatic show-stopping gold plated lion head buc...
Category

1980s Belts

Sleek Gilt Metal Lion Face Evening Bag ca 1980s
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
Sleek gilt metal lion face evening bag ca 1980s The elegant evening bag is designed with a stylized lion's face accented with glittering diamante crystal eyes & mouth The rounde...
Category

1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Elegant Pair of Regency Neoclassical French Empire Gilt Doré Bronze Lion Sconces
Located in Roslyn, NY
An elegant pair of Regency / neoclassical French Empire, gilt doré bronze sconces with lion heads and topped off with a twisted crown finial. Measure: 18.5 H x 10" W x 6.5 D.
Category

Vintage 1920s French Neoclassical Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Japanese Gilt Wood Komainu, Guardian Lions, Early 20th Century, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
A charming and mischievous pair of Japanese carved, gilt and painted komainu, Showa Period, 1920's, Japan. The two komainu, or guardian lions, are portrayed seated upon their hau...
Category

Vintage 1920s Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Glass, Cypress, Wood

Antique Gilt Bronze & Brass Chandelier with Lion Sculptures and Art Glass Shade
Located in Lisse, NL
Late 1800s French work-of-art light fixture. This unique and stately pendant from the late 1800s is another one of those exceptional examples that breathes the quality and beauty of...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Pair of Gilt Carved Wood X-Bases Benches with Lion Head Finials
By William Billy Haines
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Hollywood Regency carved gold gilt lion heads finials X-base benches.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Hardwood

Neoclassical Grand Tour Patinated/Gilt Bronze and Marble Model of Medici Lion
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful 19th century neoclassical Grand Tour patinated and gilt bronze model of the Medici Lion, standing on a Carrara and griotte marble plinth. With magnificent form, the patin...
Category

Antique 1840s Italian Grand Tour Animal Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble, Griotte Marble, Bronze, Bronze

Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilt and Patinated Bronze Lion Chenets or Andirons
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of French Louis XVI style gilt and patinated bronze chenets or andirons featuring a reclining lion resting on a base with a flame, and ornamented with a fringed drapery, tassels...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Andirons

Materials

Ormolu, Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Lions Head Fireplace Andirons
Located in Firenze, IT
Impressive pair of French Louis XV style finely chiseled gilt bronze andirons. These Rocaille ormolu chenets are extremely decorative each depicting a lion’s head crafted in relief s...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Andirons

Materials

Wrought Iron, Bronze, Ormolu

Chanel Early Lion Brooch
By Robert Goossens for Chanel
Located in Riverdale, NY
Classic Chanel Lion motif quatrefoil shaped brooch composed of pearls and grey crystal rondelles. All her baroque signatures are evident from the rich gold filigree work, the pearls ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Brooches

Materials

Gilt Metal

Early Chanel Lion Brooch
Located in Riverdale, NY
Classic Chanel Lion motif quatrefoil shaped brooch composed of pearls and grey crystal rondelles. All her baroque signatures are evident from the rich gold filigree work, the pearls ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Brooches

Materials

Gilt Metal

Pair of American Regency Gilt Bronze Lion Mask & Foliage Argand Lamps NY C. 1815
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of American regency gilt bronze lion mask and foliage single light argand lamps with flanking urn finials, original frosted clear banded shades, and resting on triangular bases ...
Category

Antique 1810s American Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze, Bronze, Wire

Pair of Waldorf Astoria Empire Gold Gilt and Black Lion Head Brass Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of heavy cast brass 20th century two-arm candlestick sconces with black lion faces in the center of the back plate and gold gilt finished details. These adorned several suites o...
Category

20th Century American Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

19th Century Anglo-Indian Parcel Gilt & Carved Tilt-Top Table, Lion Form Feet
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century Anglo-Indian parcel gilt & carved tilt-top table, lion form feet Tropical exotic wood Possibly Indian or Indonesian.
Category

Antique 19th Century Asian Anglo-Indian Center Tables

Materials

Wood, Wood

Jeweled Lion Head Pendant Necklace
Located in Riverdale, NY
Striking gilt lion head necklace, the lions mane embellished in gilt chain with topaz and jet faceted crystals. The lions eyes of jets elaborately prong set. Necklace of rope gilt ch...
Category

Vintage 1960s Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Crystal, Gilt Metal

Large Yaacov Heller Sterling Silver Lion with Gilt Mane Brooch 3" Tall
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Signed Yaacov Heller and 925, this stunning sitting lion brooch has a gold plated mane. 3" tall by 1.72" wide by .60" deep.
Category

Late 20th Century Brooches

Materials

Sterling Silver

Small Gilt and Patinated Bronze of Cupid on a Lion, circa 1820
Located in New York, NY
Engraved on the cupid's paddle "Omnia Vincit Amor" which translates "Love Conquers All". Signed by Thomas Weeks of Tichburne St.
Category

Antique 1820s French Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Polcini Lion's Head Pendant Necklace
By Polcini
Located in Riverdale, NY
Massive Polcini Lion Head Necklace from the 1960's. Lion's jaw clasps a ring almost like a swinging doorknocker on a chunky gilt chain. 1960's USA. Excellent condition. Chain 18", Li...
Category

Vintage 1960s Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gilt Metal

  • Polcini Lion's Head Pendant Necklace
  • Polcini Lion's Head Pendant Necklace
  • Polcini Lion's Head Pendant Necklace
  • Polcini Lion's Head Pendant Necklace
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H 18 in. W 2 in. L 3.5 in.
Coco Chanel Lion Head Earrings
By Chanel
Located in Riverdale, NY
The most classic, early earrings from Coco Chanel with lion heads' motifs . One of her favorite codes in textured and gilded bronze. Black Pate de verre pendant teardrops with clip b...
Category

Vintage 1960s Drop Earrings

Materials

Gilt Metal

  • Coco Chanel Lion Head Earrings
  • Coco Chanel Lion Head Earrings
  • Coco Chanel Lion Head Earrings
  • Coco Chanel Lion Head Earrings
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W .75 in. L 1.5 in.
Pair of French Empire Style Gilt Bronze Lion Medallion Wall Sconces
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French Empire-style (20th Century) gilt bronze wall sconces with two arms, a lion mask and classical head decorative medallion and an arrow form. (PRICED AS Pair)
Category

20th Century Empire Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

Golden Lion, circa 1950
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Beautiful lion standing on a rock, its mouth half open ready to roar. Golden plaster 1950s work.
Category

Mid-20th Century European Art Deco Animal Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

  • Golden Lion, circa 1950
  • Golden Lion, circa 1950
  • Golden Lion, circa 1950
  • Golden Lion, circa 1950
H 16.74 in. W 17.72 in. D 7.49 in.
Pair of English Regency Gilt Mask and Lion Cornice Wall Mirrors
Located in New York, NY
Pair of English Regency gilt rectangular wall mirrors with swirl column sides under a cornice with an ebonized female mask and two lion head ornaments. (PRICED AS Pair)
Category

Antique 19th Century English Regency Wall Mirrors

Materials

Gold Leaf

Alexis Kirk Lion Motif Collar
By Alexis Kirk
Located in Riverdale, NY
Huge Alexis Kirk Lion Motif Collar form the 1960's. Spiral Links join lion "paw" links to a central Lion's head pendant w jeweled coral and pave eyes. Incredible statement necklace o...
Category

Vintage 1960s Rococo Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gilt Metal

  • Alexis Kirk Lion Motif Collar
  • Alexis Kirk Lion Motif Collar
  • Alexis Kirk Lion Motif Collar
  • Alexis Kirk Lion Motif Collar
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H 4 in. W 2 in. L 25 in.
Early 20th Century Gilt-Bronze and Opaline Glass Hanging Lantern with Lion Pelts
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A rare Continental early-mid 20th century neoclassical Revival style gilt-bronze and opaline glass lumière hanging lantern pendant. The ovoid frosted blown-glass globe, with three in...
Category

20th Century European Neoclassical Revival Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Bronze

Oversized Razza Lion Head Necklace
By RAZZA
Located in Riverdale, NY
Razza oversized lion head pendant with a prominent mane of molded resin and gilt metal. Gilt rectangular chain forms pendant necklace. Excellent Condition, Unsigned. Pendant Leng...
Category

Vintage 1960s Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold Plate, Gilt Metal

  • Oversized Razza Lion Head Necklace
  • Oversized Razza Lion Head Necklace
  • Oversized Razza Lion Head Necklace
  • Oversized Razza Lion Head Necklace
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W 2.75 in. L 4.25 in.
Large Flamed Hardwood Gilt Bronze Coffee Cocktail Table Lions Hairy Paw Feet
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very large flamed mahogany coffee or cocktail table with gilt bronze Lion's Hairy Paw feet A very nicely made table, its extremely high qua...
Category

20th Century English Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Hardwood

Chanel Heraldic Double Lion Brooch
By Maison Goossens for Chanel
Located in Riverdale, NY
Whether they were Lions or Leos, Chanel was fiercely aligned with them throughout her life. This heraldic form brooch has obvious royal connotations. In her life she had many interac...
Category

Vintage 1960s Medieval Brooches

Materials

Gold Plate, Bronze, Gilt Metal

Friedman Brothers Carved French Style Gilt Beveled Mirror Rope Swag Lions Head
By Friedman Brothers
Located in Toledo, OH
Friedman Brothers carved French style gilt beveled mirror. Two figural lion heads flank top corners. Tasseled rope swags across the top under carved center plume pediment.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary North American French Provincial Wall Mirrors

Materials

Gold Leaf

Fine Pair of Gilt Bronze Lion and Lioness on Marble Bases, Italy
Located in Hollywood, FL
Fine pair of gilt bronze lion and lioness on marble bases, Italy. (Measurements inclusive of marble bases).
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Ormolu, Bronze

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Gilt Lion For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic gilt lion available at 1stDibs. Each gilt lion for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, bronze and wood. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect gilt lion — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right gilt lion, those designed in Neoclassical, Empire and Regency styles are of considerable interest. A well-made gilt lion has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Borghese, Dennis & Leen and Edward F. Caldwell & Co. are consistently popular.

How Much is a Gilt Lion?

The average selling price for a gilt lion at 1stDibs is $3,157, while they’re typically $98 on the low end and $77,860 for the highest priced.