The Chatsworth Lions, a pair.
The famous marble Lions were originally made by the sculptor Antonio Canova for the Rezzonico monument in
They were then commissioned by the 6th Duke of Devonshire in 1823, for Chatsworth House,
The sleeping Lion was made by Rinaldo Rinaldi.
The Crouching Lion was made by Francesco Benaglia, each weighing 3.5 tonnes each.
Sculptured Arts are the official sculpture supplier to Chatsworth House, England.
31 cm long x 10 cm wide
15 cm tall.