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Lion

German
about 1730
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

13.02 x 15.24 cm (5 1/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

56.284

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Painted in tawny colors, seated extending beyond flower strewn base; left forepaw upheld, facing left. Open mouth with long teeth. Mark at back of base.

Provenance

1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer