Caspian Silver Applique of a Lion

An ancient Caspian Sea area silver applique of a striding lion, its head turned back to the left.

Ca. 1000 - 700 BC.
Length: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm).
Formerly in an English private collection, subsequently in an American private collection.
Exhibited: Ohio State University Art Museum; Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1986 - 1998.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. XV, (2004), no. 185.
Inv#: 8332
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