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19thc bronze of sphinx on marble base

19thc bronze of sphinx on marble base

Code: LVS161


W: 30.5cm (12")H: 16.5cm (6.5")D: 15cm (5.9")


A mid 19th century fine quality bronze figure of a sphinx set on a green marble base with ormolu scroll feet - ADDITIONAL IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW: 

The sphinx is finely cast and is most probably of French origin, the scroll feet being a later addition. 

The sphinx consists of the body of a lion and the head of a King or God, this being symbolic of strength and wisdom.

This bronze is in excellent condition for age and can go straight into a home and would be an ideal addition to a desk etc.