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Carved Sandstone Figure of a Lion Tamer with Lion

Auction:
2838M
Lot:
1392
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Sandstone Figure of a Lion Tamer with Lion, probably America, early 20th century, the mustachioed figure with goatee wearing a bow tie and cutaway jacket, a lion recumbent behind his legs, on an associated carved stone plinth with eagles, (minor repair), ht. 14 1/4, plinth ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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