Pair of Grand Tour Recumbent Lions

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Pair of Grand Tour Recumbent Lions

3,600.00

These bronze recumbent lions on wooden pedestals are a rare example of the design influence of Egyptian art and sculpture in Europe from the period of the Grand Tour. During this time, the aesthetics from the ancient world inspired artisans to combine elements from various cultures to create unique decorative items for the growing merchant communities and middle class.

France, circa 1850's

10.5" H X 6.13" W X 14.75" D

Materials and Techniques:  Cast bronze lions, wooden bases

Condition: Good condition with some rubbing, shrinkage, and minor loss of paint on wooden base.

Reference: H010169

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