The heraldic lion, representing an unidentified coat of arms, was originally shown in low relief by means of molded paper (now lost) glued to the surface. Quatrefoils at each corner were similarly decorated in this unusual technique.
[J. W. Böhler, Lucerne, by 1923–1925; sold through Bashford Dean to MMA, 1925]
Angerer, Martin, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nürnberg, 1300–1550: Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance. 1st ed. ed. Munich: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. pp. 201–3, no. 60c.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg, 1300–1550. 1st ed. ed. New york: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1986. pp. 201–3, no. 60c.