Lion left prank
Design: Ernst Andreas Rauch
Details: porcelain, glazed, moderately painted
Measurements: 3 x 5 x 10 cm
Product number: 10020745
All lions are the same? Nothing of the sort. Twenty different variants of what is probably the most famous symbol of Bavaria can be found in the current collection of the manufactory alone. The majestic heraldic animal plays a role in the history of Nymphenburg in two ways: On the one hand, it is brings to mind Bavarian culture and the location of the manufacture, on the other hand, the lion also a symbol of the Wittelsbach house and its rule.