Entrance Guardians, Neoclassical Carved Sphinxes

S/N:TSFS584

United Kingdom

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Entrance Guardians, Neoclassical Carved Sphinxes

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
A hugely decorative pair of carved Neoclassical Carved Sphinxes off large scale. Used in history to guard entrances of evil, these would of likely been used to decorate a entrance on a large estate or country house. This particular pair are taken from the Greek depiction with a females head with a lions body recumbent on a rectangular base. The pair are weathered, with paint lose, splitting and age related ware. Carved from wood

Mid/late 19th century, English in origin

base 84/39/6.5cm
max length 94cm max height 81cm

Period: 

19th Century

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