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Statuettes - lions (2)

Object Number: 
1952.242a
Date: 
1849-1858
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 10 7/8 x 6 in. ( 23.5 x 27.6 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on underside of base: "Lyman Fenton & Co./Fentons/ENAMEL/PATENTED./1849/BENNINGTON Vt"
Description: 
One of a pair of yellowware lions with mottled brown glaze (Rockingham) on rectangular bases; both have applied and extruded "coleslaw" mane; (a) has tongue up, (b) has no tongue.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group