Vintage Lion Bookends- Antonio Canova - Cast Metal Brass Over Spelter Cast replicas of the originals 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 shown on the right is symbolic of the Pope's moderation; the vigilant lion on the left represents his energetic work. Height: 4 1/4"; Width: 7 1/2"; Depth: 3". STERLING ASSOCIATES STRIVES TO PROVIDE ACCURATE, OBJECTIVE, & FAIR INFORMATION ON ALL LOTS. WE WILL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS. WE ADVISE THAT YOU, OR SOMEONE ON YOUR BEHALF, INSPECT ANY ITEM(S) AND COME TO YOUR OWN CONCLUSIONS BEFORE BIDDING. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. PLEASE SEE TERMS & CONDITIONS.