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After one of the famous full-sized original pair displayed at the Villa Medici in Rome until 1789, when they were moved to the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence. This lion, of carved, gray-veined Italian alabaster, has glass eyes and pigmented mouth. Probably 19th century, possibly a Grand Tour souvenir. With base, approx. 17" x 13" x 6".

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Carved Alabaster Medici Lion

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 29, 2018