Lot 114 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A CAST BRONZE LION-SHAPED SPOUT
PROPERTY FROM THE LATE OLIVER HOARE COLLECTION
Possibly Al-Andalus, Arabic Spain, 12th - 14th century
The spout cast in the shape of a lion standing on its four paws, with bulging almond-shaped eyes, straight ears and open mouth, the circular opening on the tummy connected to the mouth for the flowing of the water, the tail now missing, mounted on a wooden base, 13cm x 13.5cm excluding the base.
A bronze lion-shaped handle from the same collection, country and period was successfully sold in these Rooms, 22 July 2020, lot 263.
13cm x 13.5cm excluding the base
Sold for £9,375
Includes Buyer's Premium