Seller: steviebaby (7,303) 100%, Location: Mission, Kansas, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 232156424882 Condition: minor chips and dings in several places, see photos, Details: This is a 6" wide and 4 1/4" tall salesmans sample from the firm of Northwestern Terra Cotta. Northwestern Terra Cotta Company started in 1878 adn made terra cotta elements for Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright among others. It is a lion done in a white terra cotta glaze like they used on so many of their projects in Chicago. It is signed on the back of the base as shown. It has several very tiny chips, including the nose and one on the tail and a few on the base edge, all very minor but there. I can't find another example like this one. I'm sure it was given as a sample or gift to a future customer. Cool piece and rare. Please ask questions if interested. Buyer to pay the actual cost of shipping. Thanks!