Lyre-shaped door-knocker with woman and two lions

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Details

  • Title

    Lyre-shaped door-knocker with woman and two lions

  • Associated place

    Venice (place of creation)
  • Date

    16th century (1501 - 1600)
  • Material and technique

    bronze, lost-wax, cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    28.5 cm (height)
    23.7 cm (width)
    15.3 cm of scrolls at top (width)
    4.1 cm nipple to nipple (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1888.CDEF.B1096

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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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