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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Model

13th century-14th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

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.


Object details
Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Fritware covered with turquoise enamel
Brief description
Model of a stylised lion in buff fritware and covered with turquoise enamel, Iran, 13th century or 14th century.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.7cm
  • Width: 16.5cm
Gallery label
Water-vessel in the form of a lion. Given by the Executors of Lady Marling, C.B.E.(1954)
Credit line
Given by the executors of Lady Marling, CBE
Production
label
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.163-1928

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Record createdApril 9, 2009
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