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Crouching Lion

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Miniature carved amber lion holding a globe between his front paws. This small figure probably once rested on top of a lidded container.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

Sicilian, 18th century

Dimensions

3.3 x 4.7 cm (1 5/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.204

Medium or Technique

Amber

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture