About A.D. 600 to 900
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 114.
Legacy dimension: L: (max) 0.143 m.; H: (max) 0.11 m. (including tang at foot and small loop on top back of head)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lamp in the form of a (stylized) lion, with head turned to own right, tail curled between legs and onto back at right side.
By 1935: Cornelius C. Vermeule Collection (said to have been acquired at Blanchard's Museum [shop in Sheapherd's Hotel], Cairo, August 10, 1935); March 5, 1976: loaned to MFA by Cornelius Adrian Vermeule (as 5.1976); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III and Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, November 17, 1993
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III and Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule in memory of Sarah Jane Russell Vermeule