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Late C19th Salt-glaze Pottery Sculpture Of A Lion .

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: M Lees and Sons

This antique has been viewed 38 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Late C19th salt-glaze pottery sculpture of a lion .
Well-modelled pottery lion after the Sir Edwin Landseer original sculpted for the base of Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square , London . Good detail to the head, mane and body , the front paws displaying sharp claws or talons .
Produced and stamped by “Chadwick Parker & Co . Totley , Sheffield “ . The majestic male guardian lion is depicted in a lying , alert and vigilante pose .
Salt-glazed fired pottery with a rich deep brown hue , resembling patinated bronze . In good original condition with some minor historic damage to an area of one front paw and to the tail .
Highly decorative and evocative sculpture which would be suitable for an interior or exterior scheme .
H 18”
W 28”
D 15”
England c.1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 214


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Height = 45 cm (17.7")
Width = 70 cm (27.6")
Depth = 39 cm (15.4")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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