19th Century Italian Marble Lion Statue Sculptures - A Pair

SKU: 411
Price: $17,000
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Offered for sale is a pair of lifesize Italian 19th century hand-carved marble lions on plinths. These classically formed sculptures are carved as an opposing true pair after the Medici Lions from the Villa Medicis Loggia dei leoni, located at Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. The lions are carved with great depth and detail with quite handsome expressions. These sculptures have inappropriate aged patina commensurate with being installed in an exterior setting. One lion has losses to the tail as shown and a recent chip to the base as shown. These were acquired from the Thomas Kramer State