Lion

French
early 16th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

30.48 x 21.59 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.973

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Brownish-green glazed clay, somewhat weathered. Lion, head turned to left jaws open, stands on square base over pedestal with applied stylized flower at each side, lion mask at front, ruffles on vertical edges.

Provenance

1958, Charles Ratton, Paris, France; 1958 sold by Ratton to the MFA for $1,000. (Accession Date: October 9, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund