Friday, May 31, 2013

Le Sphinx

A 'Grand Tour Souvenir' circa 1880 
French Bronze on Pink Marble
Although a mythological creature most closely associated with Egypt, it is likely that this was a keepsake for the rich European traveler to Paris, as The Louvre holds one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world.
9" x 6" 

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