​Samson and the Lion

Samson and the lion

According to Pugh this figure is Samson from the bible in the act of opening a lion’s jaw with both hands. However, there is much controversy surrounding his identity as others have called him Van Amburgh, Hercules and Crockett.

Item Details:

Price: $450 plus shipping and insurance

Item date: Circa 1840

Dimensions: ​Height: 12 3/4 inches

Condition: Good condition with some flaking on his scarf and minuscule flaking on the lion's mane

Pugh (later edition), page E421, plate 97, fig 189

Seller's Details:

Name: Sheldon Ferber

Email: sheldonferber@verizon.net

Samson and the lion


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