After Canova. Bronze reclining lion

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After Antonio CANOVA (1757-1822)

Lion couché (Reclining lion)

Bronze proof paperweight, after the sleeping lion on Pope Clement XIII’s mausoleum in Saint Peter’s, Rome

19th Century

Wood socle added later

Height : 10 cm (3.9 in) - Width: 21,5 cm (8.4 in) - Depth : 8 cm (3.1 in).
Total height : 15 cm (5.9 in)- Width : 25 cm (9.8 in)-Depth: 14,5 cm (5.7 in)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014041327