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Figure, Animal, F46.590

Physical Description

Brass lion, on stand, holding ball under PL foot, with flaring tail. Lion has open mouth, with ribbons/whiskers coming out of it. Sun like symbols on head and back. Tail comes off, but has sun/flame like shape to it, and slots into back of lion. Lion holds metal ball under PL front paw. Ball constructed of thin strips of metal and is hollow. Base has three areas deeper to hold lion and ball safely. Has carved edges and circular symbol carved into to section.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Lion): 229 x 275 x 186mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Tail): 198 x 147 x 115mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Ball): 56 x 78 x 77mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Base): 64 x 325 x 215mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 229 x 375 x 215mm

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