Lot 31    

Bronze Lion by Jean Bernard Descomps,
2008, Decorative Arts, January 12th
with some green patination throughout. Gift plaque attached reading To John Clay/with appreciation and esteem bound/by International Livestock/Friendships. Signed J.B. Descomps (Jean Bernard Descomps, 1872-1948). Lion measuring 5" x 18" and 12" high.

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Some minor scratches.
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Capo-de-monte Dresser Box with Three Muses,
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Berlin Porcelain Plaque of Ruth after Landelle,
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Bronze Art Nouveau-Style Figural Lamp,
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Bronze Coin Presidential Bust by Charles Niehaus,
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