Murano Glass Winged Lion of St. Mark Figurine Art glass Italy, late 20th century Modeled as a winged lion with its paw resting on a book in colorless glass with gold leaf flecks, indistinctly inscribed on underside of belly, the figure stands on a rectangular etched and slightly iridized black glass plinth, figure ht. 11 1/2, wd. 7 1/4, lg. 14 1/2, plinth ht. 1 1/2, wd. 7 7/8, lg. 16 1/2 in.