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Incense Burner in the Shape of a Lion's Head

Object Name:
Incense burner
12th–early 13th century
Attributed to Iran
Bronze; cast, engraved, and pierced
H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) D. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) Wt. 7.9 oz. (224 g)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, until 1975; sold to MMA]
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