Authored by Richard Jones
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Pendant (England); Made by Charles Horner Ltd. ; cut, cast and hammered silver with basse-taille enamel, set with mother-of-pearl, fresh-water baroque pearl drop, cut silver wire chain; 2013-55-6
Authored by Maymanah Farhat
Authored by Karina Victoria Kaczynski
Authored by AJ Lent
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Authored by Debra Calvin-Smith
Sir Winston Churchill’s
Description: Taxidermied full grown African male lion. Roughly 9 feet in length and standing over 6 feet tall. Modeled with mouth open in a roaring pose on top of a boulder. Is protected under a glass and wooden mahogany display with LED lights illuminating the subject.
On June 20th, 1955, after Rota’s passing. George Thomas commissioned Rowland Ward to preserve Rota. The lion is now apart of the Otto Lightner collection at the Lightner Museum located in
St. Augustine, Florida.
Authored by Megan Duffy
Wood, copper and silver gilt, enamel, semi-precious stones
18 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 3 1/8 inches (479 x 321 x 79 mm)
The two small panels in the center are Byzantine and date from the late 11th or early 12th century. The larger triptych which houses the Byzantine works is Mosan and dated 1156-1158.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910