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Model

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    13th century-14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware covered with turquoise enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the executors of Lady Marling, CBE

  • Museum number:

    C.163-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case T, shelf 2

Physical description

Model in buff fritware and covered with a turquoise enamel, and in the form of a stylised lion sitting upon its haunches. Small openings on the head and back and with a flat base.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

13th century-14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware covered with turquoise enamel

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Descriptive line

Model of a stylised lion in buff fritware and covered with turquoise enamel, Iran, 13th century or 14th century.

Labels and date

Water-vessel in the form of a lion.
Given by the Executors of Lady Marling, C.B.E. [1954]

Production Note

label

Materials

Fritware; Enamel

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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