Second quarter 20th c.. Bronze sculpture with Austrian influenced cold painting. Depicting a harem favorite embracing a lion whils the two are perched on a lion skin rug. Sculpture mounted on a period sculpted and fluted black marble base with pink and white veins. With marble base H 13". Signed in the bronze. Demetre Chiparus, Bronze (to base) H 8.75", W 18", D 5.5". Overall H 12.5", W21" D 8.5". Estate of Joan Young, Kalamazoo, Mi.