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Pair of Large Verde Antico Marble Lions with Orbs by Pietro Simoni Da Barga

Pair of Large Verde Antico Marble Lions with Orbs by Pietro Simoni Da Barga

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Pair of large and impressive Italian Verde Antico Marble Lions with Orbs, after Pietro Simoni Da Barga's famous renaissance Medici Lions, which are modeled after the antique. Pair of statuesque Marble Lions balancing on Orbs. Each lion is finely chiseled and hand-carved to an extremely lifelike standard with visible musculature and bones. The lion's faces are expressive and animated with carved eyes and snarling open mouths.


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Pair of Large Verde Antico Marble Lions with Orbs by Pietro Simoni Da Barga

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Item description

Pair of large and impressive Italian Verde Antico Marble Lions with Orbs, after Pietro Simoni Da Barga's famous renaissance Medici Lions, which are modeled after the antique. Pair of statuesque Marble Lions balancing on Orbs. Each lion is finely chiseled and hand-carved to an extremely lifelike standard with visible musculature and bones. The lion's faces are expressive and animated with carved eyes and snarling open mouths.


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  • Material Marble
  • Period 19th Century
  • Style Grand Tour
  • Dimensions 17" x 32" x 9"
  • Origin Italy
  • Condition Excellent