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possibly a biscione (serpent devouring a human)
  • Kingdom of Italy (present-day Italy)
  • possibly a biscione (serpent devouring a human), circa late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Kingdom of Italy (present-day Italy)
  • brass
  • Source unknown
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet B3
  • 1952.0101
Label Text

A brass snake which is coiled in two places along the body. The body of the snake has lines on the bottom and a scale pattern on his top. There is a small female figure in the snake's mouth.