Lion-headed Stand

Lion-headed Stand

1150-1220

Cast brass inlaid with silver

Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 1931.453

Location

Description

The four sections of this stand each terminate in a lion's head and the supporting legs end with a paw. The angular modeling of the lion's head contrasts with the delicate silver inlaid decoration.

See also
Collection: 
Islamic Art
Department: 
Islamic Art
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Credit line: 
Dudley P. Allen Fund

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