Furniture leg



Accession Number
EC11
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Woodwork case
Object Type
Furniture, Furniture element
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 100mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Lion

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Description

A lion foot terminal of a wooden leg from a piece of furniture. There are traces of plaster evident over the wood. It was purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1906 from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.

Other Identity
W2057 (previous number no longer used for this object) | 916 (rectangular serrated label over circular lot label and circular label with blue border)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906
Auction Details
Possibly lot 152?
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 17 Feb 2021

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