Lions from the Vatican Sculptures
By Antonio Canova (1757 -1822), St. Peter's Basilica, Rome
Since the 18th century these supremely strong and confident lions have flanked the tomb of Pope Clement XIII in Rome. Created by Canova, the most influential neoclassic sculptor, these awe-inspiring creatures continued the centuries-old tradition of doorway sentinels. Cast in designer resin, our historic lions will guard your bookcase or mantel top. (Set of Two) Each: 12"W x 4"D x 6"H. 3 lbs.