Pair of North Italian terracotta lions, dated 1890 signed Mossino
The lions lying on integral rectangular bases, one signed and dated on the reverse Mossino 2do, Cuisano d'Aste 1890.
Size: 35cm long, 25cm deep, 20cm high
Beautiful original patina.
Chiusano d'Asti is a town in northern Italy, in Piedmont.
James David Draper and Guilhem Scherf, "Playing with Fire, European Terracotta Models 1740-1840", New York, 2003.