26 - 27 October 2004
A BYZANTINE OR EARLY EUROPEAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A LION
CIRCA 10TH-14TH CENTURY A.D.
Standing with long tail curled around leg, open grooved mouth and faint incised details of mane, restored, 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) long; an Indian bronze hanging lamp in the form of a cockerel, wearing pendant collar, a circular aperture on the breast, circa 16th-17th Century A.D., 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high; and a bronze panther forepart with long curving neck and plump facial features, 4 in. (10 cm.) high (3)
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Animals, 1986, II, nos. 128 and 31 (items one and two); and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 87 (item one).
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