Animal-shaped cast

Middle Eastern Collection

Accession Nr.: 62.263.1
Type: metalwork
Date of production:
11th-12th c.
Place of production:
Materials: bronze
Techniques: cast
Dimensions: length: 4.5 cm
A standing animal figure cast in bronze, plastic, vaguely depicted (lion or leopard?), with a wide head. Its reverse side is flat. Originally, it could decorate the side of a chest.
Material: bronze.