Description This openwork metal fitting shows a lion attacked by a snake, with a band of trefoil patterns forming the upper and lower borders; with two addorsed birds on top.
|2/09/1977||Examination||examined for condition|
- Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
- The Heritage of Islam. Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston; California Academy of Sciences Museum, San Francisco; Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul; Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. 1982-1984.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912
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