Art Deco Erotic Sphinx Bronze Candle Holder Bronze Sculpture Marble Base Statue

$349.00

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SKU: CH-003
Description
Total Dimensions: Height 9'' x Width 4''
Approximate Weight: 5 LBS
Original Reproduction: Original
The Sphinx I'll bet you've heard of her! She was the riddler who was part woman part lion. She killed anyone who couldn't answer her riddles, but wouldn't let anyone through the gates she stood in front of unless they could (answer her riddle that is). When Oedipus finally did, Sphinx stopped terrorizing Thebes and went away. She was a daughter of Echidna (see above). Sphinx means "Throttler." A fine art bronze sculpture candle holder which will become a family heirloom. This majestic sculpture measures 8 1/2"tall x 4" wide. A fine hand tooled bronze created from wax casting. The bronze is finished in a dark brown and gold patina enhancing the beauty of the art. Her skin tones with a golden bronze finish, Her voluptuous figure is accented by her lovely face is graced with her long hair tresses. She holds above her head the candelabra fixture . The unique pedestal has Sphinx Woman creating the feet of the pedestal guarding the Woman. This hand crafted Sculpture Was Cast Using The "Lost Wax Method" And Is Sits On Top Of A Black Marble Base And Is Signed By Artist Milo..
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