This Susse Frères cire perdue animalier bronze cast of a lioness by Roger Godchaux (1878-1958) is signed on the base Susse Frs Eolts Paris. It stands 8in (21cm) high and is estimated at €7000-9000.
Lioness bronze set to roar into auction
Besch holds its traditional winter sale series from December 27-31 at the Hotel Martinez in Cannes. Wines, champagne and spirits; Impressionist and Modern art; designer watches, pens, jewellery and coins all feature.