Cast bronze figure of a seated lion with head facing forward, roughly modeled. Produced as a sketch for Seated Lion, 1847, now at the entrance to the Louvre. Black over green patination. modeled by 1847; cast by F. Barbedienne Fondeur after 1875-before 1918.
Inscribed on self-base: BARYE; F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR. On inset gold plate in raised letters: FB. Stamped on underside: _43 (first character letter illegible).
Bequest of Francene S. Burnett
French, 19th century, model by 1847; cast post 1875