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Title

Bronze: sculpture

Description

One small gilded bronze figurine in the form of a crouching lion. Small patches of green patina where gilding has flaked off. Tail of lion curves over its back and along its right hand side. Linear grooves detail eyes nose and paws. Figure is slightly split along its back.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

71x24x29mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.406

Usage Rights

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Period

Tang Dynasty (618–907 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: sculpture,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed February 17, 2019, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/814.