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Lion

  • Place of origin:

    Western Europe (made)

  • Date:

    14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    M.98-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The lion is lying down (couchant) and slightly turned to the left. His tail is between his legs with the end over his hind paw.

Place of Origin

Western Europe (made)

Date

14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt bronze

Dimensions

Height: 1.875 in, Length: 4 in

Descriptive line

Gilt bronze lion, Western Europe, 14th century

Materials

Gilt bronze

Techniques

Casting; Amalgam gilding

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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