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Pair of Italian Life-Sized Carved Limestone Lion Statues

$28,000per set


A fantastic pair of Italian, life-sized, carved-limestone, lion statues. Monumental works in the neoclassical style with masterful, expressive detail throughout: thick, flowing manes; exposed ribs and flexed musculature; powerful paws and fierce mouths in a near, sly smile. Set on rectangular plinths with ball and botanical support details. Stone wears a wonderful surface from age throughout with small, scattered fossilized inclusions. Great, impressive scale; classic, dramatic and masculine statuary good for use indoors or out.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Width: 63 in. (160.02 cm)Depth: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Neoclassical (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU89049218201

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    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
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