CZECH LION, Bohemia, bronze pendant

Accessories:
15.00 €
(catalogue number: BHJ235)

Czech Lion Bronze Pendant, crafted using the method of lost wax casting. Czech lion as a state symbol of the Czech Republic. According to a legend a son of a Czech prince called Bruncvík (Brunswick) decided to gain a more noble symbol for his coat of arms. He travelled the world with his retinue where he encountered and fought various exotic beasts. On one occasion he saved a lion's life by killing a terrible dragon. For this deed he was awarded a symbol of a lion for the Czech coat of arms.

  • Material: bronze
  • Size: 3.8 x 5 cm
16.00 € Catalogue number: JWA13
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