In Greek mythology, the enigmatic sphinx had the body of a lion, the wings of an eagle and the head of a woman.
This elegant piece incorporates elements from the ancient Egyptian, ancient Greek and Renaissance sculptures of the hybrid and mysterious creature.
|dimensions etc||Length of base: 18.5cm Height including base: 15.5cm Width across front of base: 8.5cm|
|material||Cast Carrara marble. The beautiful white marble of Carrara in Tuscany was used for the Pantheon in ancient Rome, and was a favourite of Michelangelo. The sculptures in this collection are created using a process of 'dry casting', so that each sculpture contains over 90% marble.|
|country of origin||Made in the UK.|
|care instructions||The high quality is such that there will be no discoloration - other than natural patination and ageing - should she be placed outdoors.|
- Status:In Stock
- ex UK VAT:£50.00