Property of a Southwest Lady
A French patinated bronze model of a lion: Lion au serpent (No.2)
after a model by Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875)
late 19th century
The ferocious snarling king of the beasts depicted pinning the writhing hissing serpent beneath one powerful forepaw, incised BARYE.
height 14in; length 19in