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Islamic Seljuk bronze lion, 11th-12th century AD

Islamic Seljuk bronze lion, 11th-12th century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1336453
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $480.00 
Solid cast bronze lion in alert position with its head slightly raised.
Standing on a square base.
Masterfully executed as a merging of spherical elements – almost cubistic
Bronze
Seljuk Dynasty, Persia, 11th-12th century AD
H. 3.2 cm (1.3 in)
L. 3 cm (1.2 in)
Intact. Excellent condition.
English private collection, acquired before 1995. Thence German art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.