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Carved Walnut Allegorical Figure of a Lion on a Fish

Auction:
2482
Lot:
558
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Carved Walnut Allegorical Figure of a Lion on a Fish, 19th century, perhaps a symbol of England's dominance over the fishing industry, ht. 4, lg. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Old chip to tip of lion's tail, fish tail tips and one fish tooth.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Fish, Fisheries, Ichthyology, Lion, National symbols of the United Kingdom

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