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Salt in the form of a lion

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Salt-glaze; head to right bowl in forepaws, tail curled twice around body, on ornamented shaped base (chipped).

Provenance

By 1960, Phillip B. Mayer, London; 1960, sold by Mayer to the MFA for £80. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Inkwell

German, 16th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

60.950

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware