88
88
German, circa 1500
SIX BRONZE RECUMBANT LIONS
Estimate
12,00018,000
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88
German, circa 1500
SIX BRONZE RECUMBANT LIONS
Estimate
12,00018,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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German, circa 1500
SIX BRONZE RECUMBANT LIONS
each reclining cast with its tail swept up onto the middle of the back and a slot above the haunches
16.5 by 22.5 by 10.5cm.
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Provenance

Daguerre Collection
Ernest Brummer Collection

Catalogue Note

These six lions would have originally been intended as  supports for a font or a Paschal Candlestick. Falke & Meyer illustrates several examples; note in particular fig 489, the lion feet on the base of the candlestick in the Storkyrkan, Stockholm.

RELATED LITERATURE
Falke & Meyer, plates 373-5, 427-9, 455-6 and 489

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