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Gracious Couple of Leoncini of S. Mark, finely crafted - "The Sleeper and the Watchful" - Marble of Istria - 20th century

Lot reference 28382771

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Italy, Venice

Object: Gracious Couple of Leoncini of S. Mark, finely crafted - "The Sleeper and the Watchful"
Material: Marble of Istria
Estimated Period: 20th century
Country of Origin: Italy, Venice
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 16×26×10 cm
Weight: 12 kg

Wonderful pair of Lions of St. Mark in Istrian marble, entirely hand carved and used as ornaments, paperweights or simple decorative items. They come from a noble palace in the area of Venice.

Known as the ‘Dormiente’ (‘Sleeper’) and the ‘Vigilante (‘Watcher’), they are copies of those crafted by Canova for the funerary monument to Pope Clement XIII located in St. Peter, Rome.
High artistic quality and excellent workmanship, marble grain is spectacular, rare and fine.
Very good condition, completely intact.
They will be shipped after a proper packing.
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Size of each item:
- base 26.5 x 10.5 x 2 cm
- overall height 16 cm
Weight: 6 kg

It LucaSalvi91  

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