Very Rare Late 18th Century Giallo Antico Grand Tour Marble Lioness in The manner of Franzoni.Rome Circa 1780

A rare and unusual grand tour sculpture of a lioness in giallo antico marble, of outstanding quality,
in the manner of Francesco Antonio Franzoni ( 1734 - 1818 ) on a Green serpentine marble base.

Franzoni settled in Rome in the 1760's where he worked for Pope Pius VI,
filling a room with animal sculptures.

Rome circa 1780

W: 8.5"--21.5cm SOLD
D: 4"--10cm
H: 4.75"--12cm

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