Salt in the form of a lion

Inkwell

German
16th century
Made at Westerwald


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

60.950

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Salt-glaze; head to right bowl in forepaws, tail curled twice around body, on ornamented shaped base (chipped).

Provenance

By 1960, Phillip B. Mayer, London; 1960, sold by Mayer to the MFA for £80. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund