Heraldic Lion

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Object Name: 
Heraldic Lion
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H: 13.5 cm, W: 14.7 cm, Depth: 6.3 cm
Not on Display
about 1987-1988
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fidall Ibragimov
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber, translucent red, blue, brown, opaque white non-lead glasses; flameworked. Small amber lion brown mane details, white eyes, pincered open jaw and details, whiplash tail, rears back on its haunches, one front paw is raised and hanging from the other is a red and blue shield with the Cyrillic lettering for Lvov in raised, white block letters; inscribed on base: "Moscow/USSR/Ibragimov (in script)/88".
Ibragimov, Fidall (b. 1938), Source