Pair of Late 19th Century Antique Ceramic Glazed Staffordshire Lion Figurines | Victorian Lion with Ball Statue
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「Features」 · Hand-painted glazed ceramic · Beautifully blended glazed sunset brown to light tan color · Glass eyes · Standing with one paw resting on ball · Possibly made by Lancaster & Sons Ltd.
「History」 These lions were modeled after what was originally known as the 'Medici Lion' sculpted in Florence during the 16th century, showing each lion with highly expressive features and bravely facing towards the viewer, standing with one paw resting atop an orb - an allegory meant to convey sovereignty over the world.
「Style Inspiration」 This pair of lions will making an impressive and striking display as a centerpiece on your dining table, on top of a console, or standing on a bookshelf. They will make a handsome gift for a new home, or business owner ready to conquer the wold!
「Dimension」 13.5" W x 6" D x 11.5" H
「Condition」 Right facing lion is missing the right eye (see picture), but otherwise in flawless condition.