26 - 27 October 2004
A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A RECLINING LION
2ND CENTURY A.D.
Perhaps a fountain attachment, with pierced hole in open jaw, lying with forelegs extended and tail curled up over left flank, the raised head with thick luxuriant mane
7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) long
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Animals, 1986, II, no. 104; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 90.
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