Guarding Lion (Gliwice)
The figure was cast from cast iron in 1824 in the Royal Prussian iron foundry in Gleiwitz . The waking lion with the sleeping lion was designed by Christian Daniel Rauch . The sculpture was created by Theodor Kalide in cooperation with Daniel Rauch. The guarding lion has stood in front of Villa Caro since 1934. Before that, the sculpture stood on the site of the iron foundry at the staircase of a building.