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LOT 0527

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,100 - 1,540
USD ($) 1,300 - 1,820

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£900 (EUR 991; USD 1,167) (+bp*)

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'The Greywell' Romanesque Lion Statuette

12th-13th century AD

A bronze figure of a crouching lion on its haunches with forelegs held straight, tail curled to the middle of the back; rectangular base with gusseted rim and stud beneath; mounted on a custom-made display stand. 228 grams, 85mm including stand (3 3/8"). Very fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
Found Greywell, South East Hampshire, UK; accompanied by a copy of the Portable Antiquities Scheme report number HAMP-080143.
Published
Recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference HAMP-080143.