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Lion

Brownish-green glazed clay, somewhat weathered. Lion, head turned to left jaws open, stands on square base over pedestal with applied stylized flower at each side, lion mask at front, ruffles on vertical edges.

Provenance

1958, Charles Ratton, Paris, France; 1958 sold by Ratton to the MFA for $1,000. (Accession Date: October 9, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

French, early 16th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

58.973

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery