interesting mid c19th cast iron sculptural study of the great sphinx of giza on a marble base

Interesting mid C19th cast iron sculptural study of "The Great Sphinx of Giza" on a marble base.



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ML 1811


Interesting mid C19th cast iron sculptural study of "The Great Sphinx of Giza" on a marble base.
Desktop size iron study of the Egyptian mythical Sphinx from the pyramid and necropolis site at Giza . Well-detailed cast reduction of the monumental ancient limestone statue of the reclining Sphinx , the mythical creature with the body of a lion and head of a human .
Patinated and aged surface to the iron Sphinx . An aged and worn patination to the marble or limestone rectangular plinth base , some minor chips and discolouration.
Good classical and Egyptologist desktop decoration , evoking the power and majesty of the 2500 BC original.
H 6"
W 11"
D 3"
England or France c. 1850
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Internal Ref: ML 1811


Height = 16 cm (6")
Width = 28 cm (11")
Depth = 7 cm (3")

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