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A Japanese lion dog (pair to M210)

Plaster

Museum number: M211

Curatorial note

The Soane Museum 'AB' inventory described M210 (the pair to this one, now missing) as 'A Grotesque animal, (Japanese?), plaster' and this one as 'Another, the companion to 210. Plaster'. In Soane's 1835 Description of his house he describes M210 and M211 as two 'antique heraldic monsters'.


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