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ID number:  BIRBI-37.6
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  German
Title / Object name:  A lion rampant
Object type:  Sculpture
Culture:  German
Date made:  about 1650
Materials:  Silver gilt
Measurements:  32 cm high
Provenance:  Purchased at the Victor Rothschild Sale, Sotheby's, 26 April 1937, Lot 235, for £550 (with Lot 207)
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It is a drinking vessel with the upper part of the head detachable.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Maker's mark on base: PS. City mark on base: N.

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