Artist Islamic, Iranian
Title
  • Support in Form of Lion Protome
Date late 12th - early 13th century
Medium Cast bronze
Dimensions Height x Width x Diameter:
4 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in.
12.5 x 6.7 x 2.0 cm
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Cleo and Lester Gruber Fund
Accession Number 1993.3.2
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany);
1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
James W. Allan, Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp. 53, 100, 101, nos. 173-175.