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LOT 0404

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 550 - 770
USD ($) 650 - 910

Opening Bid
£450 (EUR 496; USD 584) (+bp*)

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Islamic Stone Lion

18th century AD or earlier

A sandstone lion on integral rectangular base; the lion is modelled with its hind quarters in the air, head resting on clawed forepaws, mouth open revealing tongue and fierce teeth, lentoid eyes, ears and layered mane, tail held along its back. 41.8 kg, 47cm (18 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a West London businessman, his collection having been formed in the late 1980s-early 1990s.