The Chatsworth Lions, a pair.
A finely finished pair of the famous lions, in polished Carrara marble and set upon Sienna bases.
The famous marble Lions were originally made by the sculptor Antonio Canova for the Rezzonico monument in St. Peters, Rome
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 x 15 cm tall.