A small cast and patinated bronze lion or "lion couchant" lying down, with the head raised and an archaic look on its face, which is beautifully detailed with an open-work mouth. Judging from the holes in the back, this lion was probably a support of a small casket or a candlestick originally.
Flemish. 16th century.
Dimensions: L 6cm ; W 2,5cm ; H 3,8cm
- Bronze (patinated)
- Estimated Period
- 16th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 3.8×2.5×6 cm