Support in Form of Lion Protome, late 12th - early 13th century

  • Islamic, Iranian

Cast bronze

  • Framed: Height x Width x Diameter: 4 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. 12.5 x 6.7 x 2.0 cm

Founders Society Purchase, Cleo and Lester Gruber Fund

1993.3.1

Provenance

(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany); 1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

James W. Allan, Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp. 53, 100, 101, nos. 173-175.

Rights Status

Islamic, Iranian, Support in Form of Lion Protome, late 12th - early 13th century, Cast bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Cleo and Lester Gruber Fund, 1993.3.1.