CZECH DOUBLE TAILED LION, pendant, 14K gold

630.00 €
1-2 weeks
(catalogue number: SBR580)

Gold CZECH DOUBLE TAILED LION Pendant. This noble animal has featured on the Coat of Arms of Bohemia since the 12th century. 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: 14K gold
  • Size: approx. 3.5 cm
  • Weight approx.: 7.80 g
  • The price may vary according to the actual weight of the item

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