Recumbent Lion

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Object Name: 
Recumbent Lion
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.5 cm, L: 3.8 cm
On Display
about 1320-1186 BCE
Primary Description: 
Recumbent Lion. Opaque medium blue glass or glassy faience and light green faience, dull surface; cast and retouched by cutting. Fragment of a small reclining lion with fore-paws crossed, looking inward while resting on the edge of a small vessel, tail extended.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Richards Complete Bible Dictionary (2002) illustrated, p. 436 (top right); BIB# 73428
The Revell Bible dictionary (1990) illustrated, p. 436 (top right); BIB# 65501
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 14 (bottom); BIB# 32200
Glass Animals: 3500 Years of Artistry (1988) illustrated, leaf 24 (left); BIB# 3398
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 86-87, #162; BIB# 29547
Ancient Egyptian Glass and Glazes in The Brooklyn Museum (1968) pp. 84, 112-113, #87, ill.; BIB# 18912
Die Altagyptische Fayencegefasse (1902) p. 98, #18015;