Victor PETER (1840-1918) 'The lion and the rat' Gilded bronze.
Victor PETER (1840-1918)
'The Lion and the Rat'
Gilded bronze sculpture representing a lion lying down, holding a rat in its front paws.
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Titled "We often need someone smaller than ourselves".
Model inspired by Lafontaine's Fables (the lion and the rat)
Mounted on a rectangular stepped base in sea green marble.
Old edition cast iron, early 20th century.
Good condition. Small old restoration on the marble base.
Dimensions: Bronze only: Height = 12 cm x Width 20 cm x Depth 9 cm.
Total dimensions (marble included): Height 14.5 cm x Width 24 cm x Depth 12.5 cm.