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Antique French Terra Cotta Sculpture France circa 1900

An antique French terra cotta sculpture featuring a camel and lion in a death duel from France circa 1900. This ferocious depiction of a desert fight around a palm tree at an oasis is full of immediacy and skillfully conveys the rapidity of nature's constant theme of kill or be killed. Please enlarge the photographs to see the lifelike details that indicate this was to be cast in bronze in the manner of the famous nineteenth sculptor Barye.

# DD44

DIMENSIONS

12.00" w x 12.00" d x 14.00" h

30.48cm w x 30.48cm d x 35.56cm h

$2,312.00

Terra cotta maquette for a sculpture featuring a camel and lion in a death duel from France c.1900. This ferocious depiction of a desert fight around a palm tree at an oasis is full of immediacy and skillfully conveys the rapidity of nature's constant theme of kill or be killed. Please enlarge the photographs to see the lifelike details that indicate this was to be cast in bronze in the manner of the famous nineteenth sculptor Barye.