Lot 172

A VICTORIAN BRONZE MODEL OF A SEATED LION AFTER ALFRED STEVENS (1817-1875)

Late 19th Century

Estimate: £400 - £600
Hammer price: £500
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Later mounted as a table lamp, on a grey marble plinth with bun feet, the bronze 35cm high, the lamp 54cm high


Condition report: 

Some mild rubbing to the patination. General dirt and dust in areas and recesses.

 Scuffs and scratches to the marble base. A repaired crack to one corner. 

Rod or tube for electrical wiring attached to the back of the bronze, will need to be rewired and PAT tested. 

The light fitting has been drilled into the base of the lion and can be removed

Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 

Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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