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Islamic Bronze Stylized Head of a Lion

Islamic Bronze Stylized Head of a Lion

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre 1492: Item # 1391465

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Islamic Bronze Stylized Head of a Lion, Medieval, or Middle Ages, 1100 - 1200 CE. 1" x 1 1/2" x 2 1/2". On custom lucite stand height is 2 1/2". In excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Throughout the centuries, the lion has generally been acknowledged as a symbol of power in numerous cultures. It exercises magic and talismanic functions as a sign of the zodiac. The lion as the king of the beasts has long fascinated and challenged man. It plays a large part in the decorative arts and mythologies of many cultures and Islam is no exception.