A pink marble figure of a crouching lion, Roman, 1st/2nd Century.

This delightful piece of antiquity was purchased in Italy whilst the Earl was on his first trip. He subsequently recorded it at Burghley in “the dining room,…… upon ye chimney, Fig. of a Lion Marble found at Ostia 1725.

Height :16.5cm, length : 23cm.

REFERENCE: EWA08687

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