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Lot 1059

A PAIR OF BRONZE TEMPLE LIONS

Estimated Value:

1.000 € - 2.000 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

Nepal, 19th c.
H. 28 cm, L. 30 cm
Each standing four-square, their roaring heads raised, showing bulging eyes, pricked ears, open mouth with teeth, fangs and stretched out tongues, their bodies caparisoned and long tails curling backwards.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia, acquired before 2007
Minor traces of age