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Lion

Painted in tawny colors, seated extending beyond flower strewn base; left forepaw upheld, facing left. Open mouth with long teeth. Mark at back of base.

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer

German, about 1730

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

56.284

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain