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1A: LIONS BOOKENDS AFTER ANTONIO CANOVA

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Lions Bookends After Antonio Canova - These Lions Were Originally Sculpted By Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822) In Larger Scale For The Tomb Of Pope Clement Xiii In St. Peter'S Basilica. The Sleeping Lion Pictured On The Right Is Symbolic Of The Pope'S Moderation; The Vigilant Lion Pictured On The Left Represents His Energetic Work. - 19 Lbs. (8.5 Kg) Of Pure Bronze. They Are Finished With A Classic Bronze Patina In Tones Of Browns And Black. Each Lion Stands 5˝" High By 10˝" Wide (14 Cm High X 26 Cm Wide). - These Bronze Bookends Are Fine Classics That Will Last For Hundreds Of Years.

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Estimate $2,370 – $3,160
Starting Bid $790
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9:00 AM - May 31, 2012
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