Bronze; Quaternary copper alloy with a high content of zinc (approx. 73% copper, approx. 15% zinc, approx. 7% lead, approx. 3% tin) with natural patina, hollow cast; remnants of the clay core
and iron armature in the legs
H. 45.2 cm, w. 12.7 cm, l. 38 cm, wt. 5016 g.
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 953
Baron Albert Freiherr von Oppenheim
(1834 – 1912), Cologne, by 1899, until 1912; J. Pierpont
Morgan, New York, 1912 – 13; [Duveen Brothers, New York].
Acquired by Philip Lehman through Duveen for $16,000 in
Date: ca. 1380–1400Medium: Bronze; quaternary copper alloy (approx. 78% copper, approx. 10% zinc, approx. 6% tin, approx. 5% lead) with natural patina. Remnants of the iron armature are in the lion’s legs and the figure of Samson.Accession: 1975.1.1412On view in:Gallery 953
Date: ca. 1425–50Medium: Bronze; Ternary copper alloy with a very high content of zinc (approx. 74%
copper, approx. 22% zinc, approx. 2% lead) with natural patina, hollow cast.Accession: 1975.1.1413On view in:Gallery 953