A Pair of Imposing Early French Empire Recumbent Sphinxes No. 2891

A Pair of Imposing Early French Empire Recumbent Sphinxes No. 2891 A Pair of Imposing Early French Empire Recumbent Sphinxes No. 2891
France 02891-M00054

A Pair of Imposing Early French Empire Recumbent Sphinxes, carved from solid variegated celadon marble and each a female with a human face and a lion’s body draped in an elaborate ceremonial mantel and with their long tresses in tightly rolled braids in the front and a chignon in back, raised on a simple rectangular plinth

Height 22 1/4"; Width 30 1/2"; Depth 13 3/4"
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