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Courting Lions

Documentation Signed
Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials Bronze
Dimensions
W. 13.5 in; H. 8.5 in; D. 6 in;
W. 34.29 cm; H. 21.59 cm; D. 15.24 cm;
Condition Good. Without damage or repairs. Excellent patina.
Creation Date 1875-1905
Description Bronze figure of two courting lions. Signed "CH. VALTON"
to naturalistic base. Known for his work in the animalier
style, a 19-century style depicting animals in active poses
with realistic anatomy. He produced small-scale models
of African and Indian wildlife including tigers, lions, jaguars
elephants and camels often using granite or white marble
as the base for the bronze casts around the animal to
depict snow or stone. Valton's work was depicted regularly
in the Paris salons between 1868-1914. 8 1/2" x 13 1/2".
Styles / Movements Traditional, Victorian
Incollect Reference Number 354070
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