Lion leg from furniture



Accession Number
W1311
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Woodwork case
Object Type
Furniture, Furniture element
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 373mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Lion

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Description

A leg from a piece of furniture in the form of the back legs of a lion. There are traces of white painted gesso. It likely belongs with W1309 and W1310, and dates to the New Kingdom.

Other Identity
1106 (number on label attached to object on paper circular label.This seems tobe a Rustafjaell number.)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 09–10 Dec 1907
Previous Owner
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 17 Feb 2021

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