Lion

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Lion

No: 0033

Date: Song Dynasty (960-1279 CE)
Material: ceramic
Height: 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm)

Miniature stylized lion crouching on its back legs, with front legs straight. Its body is covered in curls, the tail is upright along its spine. The lion is covered in a dark amber colored glaze, with a touch of green on the head and yellow on the tip of the tail. The base is unglazed.

Photo 1 by Maria Paula Armelin, Photo 2 by Brita Helgesen
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