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Lion's Head with Open Mouth

Catalogue Description:
Dirty grey-brown stucco lion’s head with open mouth, slight red traces of paint on tongue, empty eye sockets; used as a finial since back of head is modeled concavely; yet surface fluorescence is dark purple throughout. Face well modeled; roof of mouth grooved, teeth indicated in detail. Condition: Chipped around edges of back of head; part of left ear missing, also part of right cheek. Modern metal ring of suspension let into back of head.


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