Rare Victorian Cast Iron Sphinx Garden Statues (SOLD)

£2,500.00

A Very Rare and Superb Pair of Sphinx Cast Iron Garden Statues, turn left and true right, this pair of statues have amazing patina and are in fantastic condition. C1880

The Sphinx is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion; and sometimes the wings of a bird. The mythical creature was first observed through the Egyptians which usually had a male head, but the Greeks had their own interpretations which lead to the Sphinx having a head of a woman. These wonderful beings were known for their strength and were the guardians flanking the entrances to temples.

Dimensions: H: 51cm W: 71cm D: 29cm

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