A pair of recumbent cast-iron lions, after model by Bertel Thorvaldsen, one lion awake, one asleep with eyes closed, both with clawed front paws extending beyond integral base, American, ca. 1880-1890. 18 ins. overall height, 43 ins. overall length, 14 ins. wide; self-base 3.5 ins. high, 36 ins. long, 14 ins. wide. Composition stone bases not included.