Handle (probably of a whetstone), a lion rearing upon the back of a crouched ibex (or ram) with great horns. Green patina, horn broken (probably curved to reach the lion's back).
From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.* (Accession date: August 7, 1930) *Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund