Lioness standing on a sphinx

A fine quality, nineteenth-century, bronze model of a ‘lioness and a sphinx’ by Clovis Edmond Masson (1838-1913). It is signed on the sphinx and has a red-brown patina with 'sandy highlights. Presumably cast during the artist's lifetime at the R. Patrouilleau foundry in Paris.


  • Title: Lioness and sphinx
  • Measurements: 16,5 (h) x 15,5 cm (l) x 8 cm (w) 
  • Material: Bronze cast 
  • Signed: C. Masson
  • Foundry stamp: R. Patrouilleau Paris.