Beautiful, Exquisitely Carved Late 19th C. Lion of Lucerne in Antique Ivory
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Beautiful, Exquisitely Carved Late 19th C. Lion of Lucerne in Antique Ivory

Code: ante00000lol


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Tuesday 09/13/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of AT LEAST 3 THREE WEEKS!!
Once we leave, on TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return in EARLY OCTOBER.
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ARTIFACT: Beautiful, exquisitely carved late 19th century Lion of Lucerne in antique ivory. The Lion Monument in Lucerne, Switzerland was designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen in the 1820's carved in beautiful relief detail into sandstone rock above a pond. The Lion Monument is a memorial for the soldiers from Switzerland who died in the French Revolution, serving King Louis XVI, it depicts a giant dying lion impaled by a spear, covering a shield bearing the fleur-de-lis of the French monarchy and another shield bearing the coat of arms of Switzerland.

VINTAGE: Circa late 19th century

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/4" x 1"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Hand-carved ivory

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an antique collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCEX16 LFGEX3/16 SEEJX6/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The lion shows minor to moderate wear, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.