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basin with lion of Saint Mark
  • Germany
  • basin with lion of Saint Mark, circa 1580
  • Where object was made: Augsburg or Nuremberg, Germany
  • brass
  • Object Diameter: 25.4 cm
    Object Diameter: 10 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0078
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Circular basin with winged lion holding a scroll with text and surrounded by flowers in the center. A border with flowers on a vine surrounds two parallel lines in the center with the lion's rear right leg protruding into the border. Triangular border around the floral border. Rim of basin has fleur-de-lis? impressions and a hole at the top.