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LOT 0480

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 670 - 890
USD ($) 780 - 1,040

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£600 (EUR 666; USD 783) (+bp*)

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Islamic Silver Human-Headed Lion Mount

12th-13th century AD

A silver roundel with repoussé decoration of a human-headed lion facing forward; scrolling plant motifs to the background. 18 grams, 60mm (2 1/4"). Very fine condition, small edge repair.

Provenance
From an important London collection; acquired on the UK art market in the early 1970s.