Fashion & Textiles Gallery Level 2, NGV International
A drinking horn in the shape of a lion's head, with red-figure decoration on the neck and a thick strap handle from the rim to the base/resting position. Scene: Eros on the right approaches a small pillar/altar to the left. Under the handle is a palmette. On the rim edge is a band of tongues and dots. The ears, eyes and teeth of the lion are treated with added colour although the ears are repaired.