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badge with the Lion of Brabant
  • Netherlands
  • badge with the Lion of Brabant, 1400s
  • Where object was made: Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • copper, enamel, gilding
  • Object Length/Width: 4.4 x 3.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 1 11/16 x 1 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0054

Gilt copper and enamel badge with a standing lion wearing a crown (identified as the Lion of Brabant) rising with front paws in the air, proper right hind leg raised higher than the left hind leg (identified as a lion rampant) on a light blue ground. Hole in the top left corner.