Animal sides (cont.)
Nose, eye frames and drops of dark blue glass.
Eyes of crystal with brownish hazel irises & black pupils. Corners painted
red. Colours are painted behind crystal.
Covered with gesso and overlaid with gold throughout. Ridge on inner side
.8 wide to receive bed. Also 4 metal hooks projecting 2 from ridge.
Two staples in each leg 10 and 27.4 respectively down from ridge to receive
legs of bed proper. These were from 3 - 3.8 wide & projected about 2.6.
On front of neck there had been a bird(??) in black paint.
Similar to left, but tail takes a shorter curve.
On L side of neck, partly covered by bed when in position, <> in black
paint. In front of neck, under chin an <>.